Govan Mbeki Local Municipality

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Govan Mbeki
Local municipality
Official seal of Govan Mbeki
Seal
Location in Mpumalanga
Location in Mpumalanga
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Gert Sibande
Seat Secunda
Wards 32
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal council
 • Mayor Lindi Masina
Area
 • Total 2,955 km2 (1,141 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 294,538
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[2]
 • Black African 80.5%
 • Coloured 1.5%
 • Indian/Asian 1.5%
 • White 16.0%
First languages (2011)[3]
 • Zulu 47.4%
 • Afrikaans 15.9%
 • Southern Ndebele 7.7%
 • Sotho 6.0%
 • Other 23%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Municipal code MP307

Govan Mbeki Local Municipality (formerly Highveld East Local Municipality) is a South African Local Municipality situated in the Gert Sibande District Municipality, of Mpumalanga. Secunda is the Seat of the municipality, as well as the Seat of the District Municipality.

Main places[edit]

The 2001 census divided the municipality into the following main places:[4]

Place Code Area (km2) Population Most spoken language
Bethal 80701 101.50 8,512 Afrikaans
Brendan Village 80702 0.66 277 Afrikaans
Charl Cilliers 80703 1.58 210 Zulu
Eendrag 80704 1.85 293 Afrikaans
Embalenhle 80705 13.63 91,751 Zulu
eMzinoni 80706 5.19 31,012 Zulu
Evander 80707 40.15 8,212 Afrikaans
Highveld Ridge Mines 80709 71.84 325 Zulu
Kinross 80710 3.99 4,906 English
Leandra 80711 1.59 9 Zulu
Lebogang 80712 3.88 19,396 Zulu
Leslie 80713 2.08 761 Afrikaans
Leslie Gold Mines 80714 0.19 0 -
Mandela Section 80715 0.23 1,083 Xhosa
Milan Park 80716 1.74 4,760 Zulu
Secunda 80717 150.71 26,125 Afrikaans
Sorento Park 80718 0.95 12 Afrikaans/Zulu
Trichardt 80719 1.53 1,973 Afrikaans
Remainder of the municipality 80708 2,555.68 22,132 Zulu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact list: Executive Mayors". Government Communication & Information System. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Table: Census 2011 by district council, gender, age in 5 year groups and population group". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Table: Census 2011 by district council, gender, language and population group". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Lookup Tables - Statistics South Africa

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°33′S 29°10′E / 26.550°S 29.167°E / -26.550; 29.167