The Nkomazi Local Municipality consist of several villages that are under the control of traditional Authorities. There are 8 Tribal Authorities and about 43 villages. The Maputo Corridor traverses the area of Nkomazi and has a significant influence on the growth and development of the area.
Nkomazi Local Municipality is one of the five local municipalities within the Ehlanzeni District Municipality. It is located in the eastern part of the Mpumalanga Province.
It is bordered to the north by the south-eastern section of the Sabie River in the Kruger National Park, Mozambique to the east, Swaziland to the south, Mbombela to the west and Mbombela Local Municipalities to the south-west. The geographical area measures 478 754.28 Ha in extent (Source: Municipal Demarcation Board).