iLembe District Municipality is situated on the east coast of South Africa, in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. iLembe is one of the 11 district municipalities of the KwaZulu-Natal province and is also the smallest District Municipality in the province, with a total population of approximately 606 000. The District Municipality covers approximately 3 260 square kilometres and is divided into four local municipalities which are KwaDukuza Local Municipality, Ndwedwe Local Municipality, Mandeni Local Municipality, and Maphumulo Local Municipality.
Enterprise iLembe is the Economic Development Agency for the iLembe District Municipality responsible for Trade & Investment Promotions and Local Economic Development in the region. The vision of Enterprise iLembe is to enable iLembe District to be the destination of choice for Investment, Business & Tourism.