Gert Sibande (until 2004 known as the Eastvaal
District Municipality) is one of the 3 districts of Mpumalanga
province of South Africa.The seat
of Gert Sibande is Ermelo.
The majority of its 900 007 people speak IsiZulu (2001 Census). The district
code is DC30. On 15 October 2004, the
municipality changed its name from the
"Eastvaal" (Afrikaans: Oosvaal)to "Gert Sibande" District Municipality. The district is
named after the
ANC activist Gert Sibande.