List of municipalities in South Africa

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This is a list of municipalities of South Africa. The largest metropolitan areas are governed by metropolitan municipalities, while the rest of the country is divided into district municipalities, each of which consists of several local municipalities. Since the boundary reform at the time of the municipal election of 18 May 2011 there are eight metropolitan municipalities, 44 district municipalities and 226 local municipalities.[1]

Metropolitan municipalities[edit]

Name Code Province Seat Area
(km²)
Population
(2011)[2]
Pop. density
(per km²)
Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality BUF Eastern Cape East London 2,536 755,200 297.8
City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality CPT Western Cape Cape Town 2,460 3,740,026 1,520.3
City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality JHB Gauteng Johannesburg 1,645 4,434,827 2,695.9
City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality TSH Gauteng Pretoria 6,345 2,921,488 460.4
Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality EKU Gauteng Germiston 1,924 3,178,470 1,652.0
eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality ETH KwaZulu-Natal Durban 2,292 3,442,361 1,501.9
Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality MAN Free State Bloemfontein 6,284 747,431 118.9
Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality NMA Eastern Cape Port Elizabeth 1,959 1,152,115 588.1

District municipalities[edit]

For comparison purposes the metropolitan municipalities are also included in this list.

Name Code Province Seat Area
(km²)
Population
(2011)[2]
Pop. density
(per km²)
Alfred Nzo District Municipality DC44 Eastern Cape Mount Ayliff 6,859 801,344 116.8
Amajuba District Municipality DC25 KwaZulu-Natal Newcastle 6,911 499,839 72.3
Amathole District Municipality DC12 Eastern Cape East London 21,043 892,637 42.4
Bojanala Platinum District Municipality DC37 North West Rustenburg 18,333 1,507,505 82.2
Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality BUF Eastern Cape East London 2,536 755,200 297.8
Cacadu District Municipality DC10 Eastern Cape Port Elizabeth 58,194 450,584 7.7
Cape Winelands District Municipality DC2 Western Cape Worcester 22,309 787,490 35.3
Capricorn District Municipality DC35 Limpopo Polokwane 16,988 1,261,463 74.3
Central Karoo District Municipality DC5 Western Cape Beaufort West 38,854 71,011 1.8
Chris Hani District Municipality DC13 Eastern Cape Queenstown 36,695 795,461 21.7
City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality CPT Western Cape Cape Town 2,460 3,740,026 1,520.3
City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality JHB Gauteng Johannesburg 1,645 4,434,827 2,695.9
City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality TSH Gauteng Pretoria 6,345 2,921,488 460.4
Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality DC40 North West Klerksdorp 14,642 695,933 47.5
Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality DC39 North West Vryburg 44,017 463,815 10.5
Eden District Municipality DC4 Western Cape George 23,331 574,265 24.6
Ehlanzeni District Municipality DC32 Mpumalanga Nelspruit 27,896 1,688,615 60.5
Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality EKU Gauteng Germiston 1,924 3,178,470 1,652.0
eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality ETH KwaZulu-Natal Durban 2,292 3,442,361 1,501.9
Fezile Dabi District Municipality DC20 Free State Sasolburg 21,301 488,036 22.9
Frances Baard District Municipality DC9 Northern Cape Kimberley 13,518 382,086 28.3
Gert Sibande District Municipality DC30 Mpumalanga Secunda 31,841 1,043,194 32.8
iLembe District Municipality DC29 KwaZulu-Natal KwaDukuza 3,269 606,809 185.6
Joe Gqabi District Municipality DC14 Eastern Cape Barkly East 25,663 349,768 13.6
John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality DC45 Northern Cape Kuruman 27,283 224,799 8.2
Lejweleputswa District Municipality DC18 Free State Welkom 31,930 627,626 19.7
Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality MAN Free State Bloemfontein 6,284 747,431 118.9
Mopani District Municipality DC33 Limpopo Giyani 24,489 1,092,507 44.6
Namakwa District Municipality DC6 Northern Cape Springbok 126,836 115,842 0.9
Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality NMA Eastern Cape Port Elizabeth 1,959 1,152,115 588.1
Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality DC38 North West Mafikeng 27,889 842,699 30.2
Nkangala District Municipality DC31 Mpumalanga Middelburg 16,758 1,308,129 78.1
OR Tambo District Municipality DC15 Eastern Cape Mthatha 15,968 1,364,943 85.5
Overberg District Municipality DC3 Western Cape Bredasdorp 11,405 258,176 22.6
Pixley ka Seme District Municipality DC7 Northern Cape De Aar 102,727 186,351 1.8
Sedibeng District Municipality DC42 Gauteng Vereeniging 4,177 916,484 219.4
Sekhukhune District Municipality DC47 Limpopo Groblersdal 13,426 1,076,840 80.2
Sisonke District Municipality DC43 KwaZulu-Natal Ixopo 11,127 461,419 41.5
Siyanda District Municipality DC8 Northern Cape Upington 102,524 236,783 2.3
Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality DC19 Free State Phuthaditjhaba 32,637 736,238 22.6
Ugu District Municipality DC21 KwaZulu-Natal Port Shepstone 5,047 722,484 143.2
uMgungundlovu District Municipality DC22 KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg 8,934 1,017,763 113.9
uMkhanyakude District Municipality DC27 KwaZulu-Natal Mkuze 12,821 625,846 48.8
uMzinyathi District Municipality DC24 KwaZulu-Natal Dundee 8,589 510,838 59.5
uThukela District Municipality DC23 KwaZulu-Natal Ladysmith 11,326 668,848 59.1
uThungulu District Municipality DC28 KwaZulu-Natal Richards Bay 8,213 907,519 110.5
Vhembe District Municipality DC34 Limpopo Thohoyandou 21,349 1,294,722 60.6
Waterberg District Municipality DC36 Limpopo Modimolle 49,504 679,336 13.7
West Coast District Municipality DC1 Western Cape Moorreesburg 31,104 391,766 12.6
West Rand District Municipality DC48 Gauteng Randfontein 4,087 820,995 200.9
Xhariep District Municipality DC16 Free State Trompsburg 37,674 146,259 3.9
Zululand District Municipality DC26 KwaZulu-Natal Ulundi 14,799 803,575 54.3

Local municipalities[edit]

For comparison purposes the metropolitan municipalities are also included in this list.

Name Code Province District Seat Area
(km²)
Population
(2011)[2]
Pop. density
(per km²)
Abaqulusi Local Municipality KZN263 KwaZulu-Natal Zululand Vryheid 4,185 211,060 50.4
Aganang Local Municipality LIM352 Limpopo Capricorn Koloti 1,881 131,164 69.7
Albert Luthuli Local Municipality MP301 Mpumalanga Gert Sibande Carolina 5,559 186,010 33.5
Amahlathi Local Municipality EC124 Eastern Cape Amathole Stutterheim 4,820 122,778 25.5
Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality LIM334 Limpopo Mopani Phalaborwa 7,462 150,637 20.2
Baviaans Local Municipality EC107 Eastern Cape Cacadu Willowmore 11,668 17,761 1.5
Beaufort West Local Municipality WC053 Western Cape Central Karoo Beaufort West 21,917 49,586 2.3
Bela-Bela Local Municipality LIM366 Limpopo Waterberg Bela-Bela 3,406 66,500 19.5
Bergrivier Local Municipality WC013 Western Cape West Coast Piketberg 4,407 61,897 14.0
Bitou Local Municipality WC047 Western Cape Eden Plettenberg Bay 992 49,162 49.6
Blouberg Local Municipality LIM351 Limpopo Capricorn Senwabarwana 9,248 162,629 17.6
Blue Crane Route Local Municipality EC102 Eastern Cape Cacadu Somerset East 11,068 36,002 3.3
Breede Valley Local Municipality WC025 Western Cape Cape Winelands Worcester 3,833 166,825 43.5
Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality BUF Eastern Cape East London 2,536 755,200 297.8
Bushbuckridge Local Municipality MP325 Mpumalanga Ehlanzeni Bushbuckridge 10,250 541,248 52.8
Camdeboo Local Municipality EC101 Eastern Cape Cacadu Graaff-Reinet 12,422 50,993 4.1
Cape Agulhas Local Municipality WC033 Western Cape Overberg Bredasdorp 3,467 33,038 9.5
Cederberg Local Municipality WC012 Western Cape West Coast Clanwilliam 8,007 49,768 6.2
City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality CPT Western Cape Cape Town 2,460 3,740,026 1,520.3
City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality JHB Gauteng Johannesburg 1,645 4,434,827 2,695.9
City of Matlosana Local Municipality NW403 North West Dr Kenneth Kaunda Klerksdorp 3,561 398,676 112.0
City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality TSH Gauteng Pretoria 6,345 2,921,488 460.4
Dannhauser Local Municipality KZN254 KwaZulu-Natal Amajuba Dannhauser 1,516 102,161 67.4
Dihlabeng Local Municipality FS192 Free State Thabo Mofutsanyana Bethlehem 4,880 128,704 26.4
Dikgatlong Local Municipality NC092 Northern Cape Frances Baard Barkly West 7,315 46,841 6.4
Dipaleseng Local Municipality MP306 Mpumalanga Gert Sibande Balfour 2,617 42,390 16.2
Ditsobotla Local Municipality NW384 North West Ngaka Modiri Molema Lichtenburg 6,465 168,902 26.1
Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality MP316 Mpumalanga Nkangala Siyabuswa 1,416 249,705 176.3
Drakenstein Local Municipality WC023 Western Cape Cape Winelands Paarl 1,538 251,262 163.4
eDumbe Local Municipality KZN261 KwaZulu-Natal Zululand Paulpietersburg 1,943 82,053 42.2
Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality EKU Gauteng Germiston 1,924 3,178,470 1,652.0
Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality LIM472 Limpopo Sekhukhune Groblersdal 3,713 249,363 67.2
Elundini Local Municipality EC141 Eastern Cape Joe Gqabi Maclear 5,065 138,141 27.3
eMadlangeni Local Municipality KZN253 KwaZulu-Natal Amajuba Utrecht 3,539 34,442 9.7
Emakhazeni Local Municipality MP314 Mpumalanga Nkangala Belfast 4,736 47,216 10.0
Emalahleni Local Municipality EC136 Eastern Cape Chris Hani Lady Frere 3,447 119,460 34.7
Emalahleni Local Municipality MP312 Mpumalanga Nkangala Witbank 2,678 395,466 147.7
Emfuleni Local Municipality GT421 Gauteng Sedibeng Vanderbijlpark 966 721,663 747.1
Emnambithi/Ladysmith Local Municipality KZN232 KwaZulu-Natal uThukela Ladysmith 2,965 237,437 80.1
Emthanjeni Local Municipality NC073 Northern Cape Pixley ka Seme De Aar 13,472 42,356 3.1
Endumeni Local Municipality KZN241 KwaZulu-Natal uMzinyathi Dundee 1,610 64,862 40.3
Engcobo Local Municipality EC137 Eastern Cape Chris Hani Ngcobo 2,484 155,513 62.6
Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality LIM471 Limpopo Sekhukhune Marble Hall 2,011 123,648 61.5
eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality ETH KwaZulu-Natal Durban 2,292 3,442,361 1,501.9
Ezingoleni Local Municipality KZN215 KwaZulu-Natal Ugu Izingolweni 648 52,540 81.1
Fetakgomo Local Municipality LIM474 Limpopo Sekhukhune Apel 1,105 93,795 84.9
Ga-Segonyana Local Municipality NC452 Northern Cape John Taolo Gaetsewe Kuruman 4,492 93,652 20.8
Gamagara Local Municipality NC453 Northern Cape John Taolo Gaetsewe Kathu 2,619 41,617 15.9
Gariep Local Municipality EC144 Eastern Cape Joe Gqabi Burgersdorp 8,911 33,677 3.8
George Local Municipality WC044 Western Cape Eden George 5,191 193,672 37.3
Govan Mbeki Local Municipality MP307 Mpumalanga Gert Sibande Secunda 2,955 294,538 99.7
Great Kei Local Municipality EC123 Eastern Cape Amathole Komga 1,736 38,991 22.5
Greater Giyani Local Municipality LIM331 Limpopo Mopani Giyani 4,172 244,217 58.5
Greater Kokstad Local Municipality KZN433 KwaZulu-Natal Sisonke Kokstad 2,680 65,981 24.6
Greater Letaba Local Municipality LIM332 Limpopo Mopani Modjadjiskloof 1,891 212,701 112.5
Greater Taung Local Municipality NW394 North West Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati Taung 5,635 177,642 31.5
Greater Tubatse Local Municipality LIM475 Limpopo Sekhukhune Burgersfort 4,602 335,676 72.9
Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality LIM333 Limpopo Mopani Tzaneen 3,243 390,095 120.3
Hantam Local Municipality NC065 Northern Cape Namakwa Calvinia 36,128 21,578 0.6
Hessequa Local Municipality WC042 Western Cape Eden Riversdale 5,733 52,642 9.2
Hibiscus Coast Local Municipality KZN216 KwaZulu-Natal Ugu Port Shepstone 839 256,135 305.3
Hlabisa Local Municipality KZN274 KwaZulu-Natal uMkhanyakude Hlabisa 1,555 71,925 46.3
Ikwezi Local Municipality EC103 Eastern Cape Cacadu Jansenville 4,563 10,537 2.3
Imbabazane Local Municipality KZN236 KwaZulu-Natal uThukela Ntabamhlophe 1,426 113,073 79.3
Impendle Local Municipality KZN224 KwaZulu-Natal uMgungundlovu Impendle 1,528 33,105 21.7
Indaka Local Municipality KZN233 KwaZulu-Natal uThukela Wasbank 992 103,116 103.9
Ingquza Hill Local Municipality EC153 Eastern Cape OR Tambo Flagstaff 2,477 278,481 112.4
Ingwe Local Municipality KZN431 KwaZulu-Natal Sisonke Creighton 1,976 100,548 50.9
Inkwanca Local Municipality EC133 Eastern Cape Chris Hani Molteno 3,584 21,971 6.1
Intsika Yethu Local Municipality EC135 Eastern Cape Chris Hani Cofimvaba 2,711 145,372 53.6
Inxuba Yethemba Local Municipality EC131 Eastern Cape Chris Hani Cradock 11,663 65,560 5.6
Joe Morolong Local Municipality NC451 Northern Cape John Taolo Gaetsewe Mothibistad 20,172 89,530 4.4
Jozini Local Municipality KZN272 KwaZulu-Natal uMkhanyakude Jozini 3,442 186,502 54.2
Kagisano-Molopo Local Municipality NW397 North West Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati Ganyesa 23,827 105,789 4.4
Kai !Garib Local Municipality NC082 Northern Cape Siyanda Kakamas 26,358 65,869 2.5
Kamiesberg Local Municipality NC064 Northern Cape Namakwa Garies 14,210 10,187 0.7
Kannaland Local Municipality WC041 Western Cape Eden Ladismith 4,758 24,767 5.2
Kareeberg Local Municipality NC074 Northern Cape Pixley ka Seme Carnarvon 17,702 11,673 0.7
Karoo Hoogland Local Municipality NC066 Northern Cape Namakwa Williston 32,274 12,588 0.4
Kgatelopele Local Municipality NC086 Northern Cape Siyanda Daniëlskuil 2,478 18,687 7.5
Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality NW374 North West Bojanala Platinum Koster 3,973 51,049 12.8
Khâi-Ma Local Municipality NC067 Northern Cape Namakwa Pofadder 16,628 12,465 0.7
//Khara Hais Local Municipality NC083 Northern Cape Siyanda Upington 21,780 93,494 4.3
!Kheis Local Municipality NC084 Northern Cape Siyanda Groblershoop 11,107 16,637 1.5
King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality EC157 Eastern Cape OR Tambo Mthatha 3,027 451,710 149.2
Knysna Local Municipality WC048 Western Cape Eden Knysna 1,109 68,659 61.9
Kopanong Local Municipality FS162 Free State Xhariep Trompsburg 15,645 49,171 3.1
Kou-Kamma Local Municipality EC109 Eastern Cape Cacadu Kareedouw 3,593 40,663 11.3
Kouga Local Municipality EC108 Eastern Cape Cacadu Jeffreys Bay 2,670 98,558 36.9
KwaDukuza Local Municipality KZN292 KwaZulu-Natal iLembe KwaDukuza 735 231,187 314.5
KwaSani Local Municipality KZN432 KwaZulu-Natal Sisonke Himeville 1,852 12,898 7.0
Laingsburg Local Municipality WC051 Western Cape Central Karoo Laingsburg 8,784 8,289 0.9
Langeberg Local Municipality WC026 Western Cape Cape Winelands Ashton 4,518 97,724 21.6
Lekwa Local Municipality MP305 Mpumalanga Gert Sibande Standerton 4,585 115,662 25.2
Lekwa-Teemane Local Municipality NW396 North West Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati Christiana 3,681 53,248 14.5
Lepelle-Nkumpi Local Municipality LIM355 Limpopo Capricorn Chuniespoort 3,463 230,350 66.5
Lephalale Local Municipality LIM362 Limpopo Waterberg Lephalale 13,784 115,767 8.4
Lesedi Local Municipality GT423 Gauteng Sedibeng Heidelberg 1,484 99,520 67.1
Letsemeng Local Municipality FS161 Free State Xhariep Koffiefontein 9,829 38,628 3.9
Lukhanji Local Municipality EC134 Eastern Cape Chris Hani Queenstown 3,813 190,723 50.0
Madibeng Local Municipality NW372 North West Bojanala Platinum Brits 3,839 477,381 124.4
Mafube Local Municipality FS205 Free State Fezile Dabi Frankfort 3,971 57,876 14.6
Magareng Local Municipality NC093 Northern Cape Frances Baard Warrenton 1,542 24,204 15.7
Mahikeng Local Municipality NW383 North West Ngaka Modiri Molema Mahikeng 3,698 291,527 78.8
Makana Local Municipality EC104 Eastern Cape Cacadu Grahamstown 4,376 80,390 18.4
Makhado Local Municipality LIM344 Limpopo Vhembe Louis Trichardt 8,300 516,031 62.2
Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality LIM473 Limpopo Sekhukhune Jane Furse 2,097 274,358 130.8
Maletswai Local Municipality EC143 Eastern Cape Joe Gqabi Aliwal North 4,358 43,800 10.1
Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality FS194 Free State Thabo Mofutsanyana Phuthaditjhaba 4,338 335,784 77.4
Mamusa Local Municipality NW393 North West Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati Schweizer-Reneke 3,615 60,355 16.7
Mandeni Local Municipality KZN291 KwaZulu-Natal iLembe Mandeni 545 138,078 253.4
Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality MAN Free State Bloemfontein 6,284 747,431 118.9
Mantsopa Local Municipality FS196 Free State Thabo Mofutsanyana Ladybrand 4,291 51,056 11.9
Maphumulo Local Municipality KZN294 KwaZulu-Natal iLembe Maphumulo 896 96,724 108.0
Maquassi Hills Local Municipality NW404 North West Dr Kenneth Kaunda Wolmaransstad 4,643 77,794 16.8
Maruleng Local Municipality LIM335 Limpopo Mopani Hoedspruit 3,244 94,857 29.2
Masilonyana Local Municipality FS181 Free State Lejweleputswa Theunissen 6,796 63,334 9.3
Matatiele Local Municipality EC441 Eastern Cape Alfred Nzo Matatiele 4,352 203,843 46.8
Matjhabeng Local Municipality FS184 Free State Lejweleputswa Welkom 5,155 406,461 78.8
Matzikama Local Municipality WC011 Western Cape West Coast Vredendal 12,981 67,147 5.2
Mbhashe Local Municipality EC121 Eastern Cape Amathole Dutywa 3,169 254,909 80.4
Mbizana Local Municipality EC443 Eastern Cape Alfred Nzo Bizana 2,417 281,905 116.6
Mbombela Local Municipality MP322 Mpumalanga Ehlanzeni Nelspruit 5,394 588,794 109.2
Mbonambi Local Municipality KZN281 KwaZulu-Natal uThungulu KwaMbonambi 1,210 122,889 101.6
Merafong City Local Municipality GT484 Gauteng West Rand Carletonville 1,631 197,520 121.1
Metsimaholo Local Municipality FS204 Free State Fezile Dabi Sasolburg 1,717 149,108 86.8
Mhlontlo Local Municipality EC156 Eastern Cape OR Tambo Qumbu 2,826 188,226 66.6
Midvaal Local Municipality GT422 Gauteng Sedibeng Meyerton 1,722 95,301 55.3
Mier Local Municipality NC081 Northern Cape Siyanda Mier 22,468 7,003 0.3
Mkhambathini Local Municipality KZN226 KwaZulu-Natal uMgungundlovu Camperdown 891 63,142 70.9
Mkhondo Local Municipality MP303 Mpumalanga Gert Sibande Piet Retief 4,882 171,982 35.2
Mnquma Local Municipality EC122 Eastern Cape Amathole Gcuwa 3,270 252,390 77.2
Modimolle Local Municipality LIM365 Limpopo Waterberg Modimolle 4,678 68,513 14.6
Mogalakwena Local Municipality LIM367 Limpopo Waterberg Mokopane 6,166 307,682 49.9
Mogale City Local Municipality GT481 Gauteng West Rand Krugersdorp 1,342 362,422 270.1
Mohokare Local Municipality FS163 Free State Xhariep Zastron 8,776 34,146 3.9
Molemole Local Municipality LIM353 Limpopo Capricorn Dendron 3,347 108,321 32.4
Mookgophong Local Municipality LIM364 Limpopo Waterberg Mookgophong 5,689 35,640 6.3
Moqhaka Local Municipality FS201 Free State Fezile Dabi Kroonstad 7,925 160,532 20.3
Moretele Local Municipality NW371 North West Bojanala Platinum Makapanstad 1,379 186,947 135.6
Moses Kotane Local Municipality NW375 North West Bojanala Platinum Mogwase 5,719 242,554 42.4
Mossel Bay Local Municipality WC043 Western Cape Eden Mossel Bay 2,011 89,430 44.5
Mpofana Local Municipality KZN223 KwaZulu-Natal uMgungundlovu Mooi River 1,820 38,103 20.9
Msinga Local Municipality KZN244 KwaZulu-Natal uMzinyathi Tugela Ferry 2,501 177,577 71.0
Msukaligwa Local Municipality MP302 Mpumalanga Gert Sibande Ermelo 6,016 149,377 24.8
Msunduzi Local Municipality KZN225 KwaZulu-Natal uMgungundlovu Pietermaritzburg 634 618,536 975.6
Mthonjaneni Local Municipality KZN285 KwaZulu-Natal uThungulu Melmoth 1,086 47,818 44.0
Mtubatuba Local Municipality KZN275 KwaZulu-Natal uMkhanyakude Mtubatuba 1,738 175,425 100.9
Musina Local Municipality LIM341 Limpopo Vhembe Musina 7,577 68,359 9.0
Mutale Local Municipality LIM342 Limpopo Vhembe Mutale 3,886 91,870 23.6
Nala Local Municipality FS185 Free State Lejweleputswa Bothaville 4,129 81,220 19.7
Naledi Local Municipality NW392 North West Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati Vryburg 6,941 66,781 9.6
Naledi Local Municipality FS164 Free State Xhariep Dewetsdorp 3,424 24,314 7.1
Nama Khoi Local Municipality NC062 Northern Cape Namakwa Springbok 17,989 47,041 2.6
Ndlambe Local Municipality EC105 Eastern Cape Cacadu Port Alfred 1,841 61,176 33.2
Ndwedwe Local Municipality KZN293 KwaZulu-Natal iLembe Ndwedwe 1,093 140,820 128.8
Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality NMA Eastern Cape Port Elizabeth 1,959 1,152,115 588.1
Newcastle Local Municipality KZN252 KwaZulu-Natal Amajuba Newcastle 1,855 363,236 195.8
Ngqushwa Local Municipality EC126 Eastern Cape Amathole Peddie 2,241 72,190 32.2
Ngwathe Local Municipality FS203 Free State Fezile Dabi Parys 7,055 120,520 17.1
Nkandla Local Municipality KZN286 KwaZulu-Natal uThungulu Nkandla 1,828 114,416 62.6
Nketoana Local Municipality FS193 Free State Thabo Mofutsanyana Reitz 5,611 60,324 10.8
Nkomazi Local Municipality MP324 Mpumalanga Ehlanzeni Malalane 4,787 390,610 81.6
Nkonkobe Local Municipality EC127 Eastern Cape Amathole Fort Beaufort 3,626 127,115 35.1
Nongoma Local Municipality KZN265 KwaZulu-Natal Zululand Nongoma 2,182 194,908 89.3
Nquthu Local Municipality KZN242 KwaZulu-Natal uMzinyathi Nquthu 1,962 165,307 84.3
Ntabankulu Local Municipality EC444 Eastern Cape Alfred Nzo Ntabankulu 1,385 123,976 89.5
Ntambanana Local Municipality KZN283 KwaZulu-Natal uThungulu Bhucanana 1,083 74,336 68.6
Nxuba Local Municipality EC128 Eastern Cape Amathole Adelaide 2,732 24,264 8.9
Nyandeni Local Municipality EC155 Eastern Cape OR Tambo Libode 2,474 290,390 117.4
Okhahlamba Local Municipality KZN235 KwaZulu-Natal uThukela Bergville 3,971 132,068 33.3
Oudtshoorn Local Municipality WC045 Western Cape Eden Oudtshoorn 3,537 95,933 27.1
Overstrand Local Municipality WC032 Western Cape Overberg Hermanus 1,708 80,432 47.1
Phokwane Local Municipality NC094 Northern Cape Frances Baard Hartswater 834 63,000 75.5
Phumelela Local Municipality FS195 Free State Thabo Mofutsanyana Vrede 8,183 47,772 5.8
Pixley Ka Seme Local Municipality MP304 Mpumalanga Gert Sibande Volksrust 5,227 83,235 15.9
Polokwane Local Municipality LIM354 Limpopo Capricorn Polokwane 3,766 628,999 167.0
Port St Johns Local Municipality EC154 Eastern Cape OR Tambo Port St Johns 1,291 156,136 120.9
Prince Albert Local Municipality WC052 Western Cape Central Karoo Prince Albert 8,153 13,136 1.6
Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality NW385 North West Ngaka Modiri Molema Zeerust 7,193 150,713 21.0
Randfontein Local Municipality GT482 Gauteng West Rand Randfontein 475 149,286 314.3
Ratlou Local Municipality NW381 North West Ngaka Modiri Molema Setlagole 4,884 107,339 22.0
Renosterberg Local Municipality NC075 Northern Cape Pixley ka Seme Petrusville 5,527 10,978 2.0
Richmond Local Municipality KZN227 KwaZulu-Natal uMgungundlovu Richmond 1,256 65,793 52.4
Richtersveld Local Municipality NC061 Northern Cape Namakwa Port Nolloth 9,608 11,982 1.2
Rustenburg Local Municipality NW373 North West Bojanala Platinum Rustenburg 3,423 549,575 160.6
Sakhisizwe Local Municipality EC138 Eastern Cape Chris Hani Cala 2,355 63,582 27.0
Saldanha Bay Local Municipality WC014 Western Cape West Coast Vredenburg 2,015 99,193 49.2
Senqu Local Municipality EC142 Eastern Cape Joe Gqabi Lady Grey 7,329 134,150 18.3
Setsoto Local Municipality FS191 Free State Thabo Mofutsanyana Ficksburg 5,966 112,597 18.9
Siyancuma Local Municipality NC078 Northern Cape Pixley ka Seme Douglas 16,753 37,076 2.2
Siyathemba Local Municipality NC077 Northern Cape Pixley ka Seme Prieska 14,725 21,591 1.5
Sol Plaatje Local Municipality NC091 Northern Cape Frances Baard Kimberley 3,145 248,041 78.9
Stellenbosch Local Municipality WC024 Western Cape Cape Winelands Stellenbosch 831 155,733 187.4
Steve Tshwete Local Municipality MP313 Mpumalanga Nkangala Middelburg 3,976 229,831 57.8
Sundays River Valley Local Municipality EC106 Eastern Cape Cacadu Kirkwood 5,994 54,504 9.1
Swartland Local Municipality WC015 Western Cape West Coast Malmesbury 3,707 113,762 30.7
Swellendam Local Municipality WC034 Western Cape Overberg Swellendam 3,835 35,916 9.4
Thaba Chweu Local Municipality MP321 Mpumalanga Ehlanzeni Lydenburg 5,719 98,387 17.2
Thabazimbi Local Municipality LIM361 Limpopo Waterberg Thabazimbi 11,190 85,234 7.6
The Big Five False Bay Local Municipality KZN273 KwaZulu-Natal uMkhanyakude Hluhluwe 2,121 35,258 16.6
Theewaterskloof Local Municipality WC031 Western Cape Overberg Caledon 3,232 108,790 33.7
Thembelihle Local Municipality NC076 Northern Cape Pixley ka Seme Hopetown 8,023 15,701 2.0
Thembisile Hani Local Municipality MP315 Mpumalanga Nkangala eMpumalanga 2,384 310,458 130.2
Thulamela Local Municipality LIM343 Limpopo Vhembe Thohoyandou 5,835 618,462 106.0
Tlokwe Local Municipality NW402 North West Dr Kenneth Kaunda Potchefstroom 2,674 162,762 60.9
Tokologo Local Municipality FS182 Free State Lejweleputswa Boshof 9,326 28,986 3.1
Tsantsabane Local Municipality NC085 Northern Cape Siyanda Postmasburg 18,333 35,093 1.9
Tsolwana Local Municipality EC132 Eastern Cape Chris Hani Tarkastad 6,087 33,281 5.5
Tswaing Local Municipality NW382 North West Ngaka Modiri Molema Delareyville 5,966 124,218 20.8
Tswelopele Local Municipality FS183 Free State Lejweleputswa Bultfontein 6,524 47,625 7.3
Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality KZN434 KwaZulu-Natal Sisonke Ixopo 1,604 101,691 63.4
Ubuntu Local Municipality NC071 Northern Cape Pixley ka Seme Victoria West 20,389 18,601 0.9
Ulundi Local Municipality KZN266 KwaZulu-Natal Zululand Ulundi 3,250 188,317 57.9
Umdoni Local Municipality KZN212 KwaZulu-Natal Ugu Scottburgh 252 78,875 313.0
uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality KZN271 KwaZulu-Natal uMkhanyakude Kwangwanase 3,964 156,736 39.5
uMhlathuze Local Municipality KZN282 KwaZulu-Natal uThungulu Richards Bay 793 334,459 421.8
Umjindi Local Municipality MP323 Mpumalanga Ehlanzeni Barberton 1,745 69,577 39.9
uMlalazi Local Municipality KZN284 KwaZulu-Natal uThungulu Eshowe 2,214 213,601 96.5
uMngeni Local Municipality KZN222 KwaZulu-Natal uMgungundlovu Howick 1,567 92,710 59.2
uMshwathi Local Municipality KZN221 KwaZulu-Natal uMgungundlovu Wartburg 1,818 106,374 58.5
Umsobomvu Local Municipality NC072 Northern Cape Pixley ka Seme Colesberg 6,819 28,376 4.2
Umtshezi Local Municipality KZN234 KwaZulu-Natal uThukela Estcourt 1,972 83,153 42.2
uMuziwabantu Local Municipality KZN214 KwaZulu-Natal Ugu Harding 1,089 96,556 88.7
Umvoti Local Municipality KZN245 KwaZulu-Natal uMzinyathi Greytown 2,516 103,093 41.0
Umzimkhulu Local Municipality KZN435 KwaZulu-Natal Sisonke Umzimkhulu 2,435 180,302 74.0
Umzimvubu Local Municipality EC442 Eastern Cape Alfred Nzo Mount Frere 2,577 191,620 74.4
Umzumbe Local Municipality KZN213 KwaZulu-Natal Ugu Mtwalume 1,259 160,975 127.9
uPhongolo Local Municipality KZN262 KwaZulu-Natal Zululand Pongola 3,239 127,238 39.3
Ventersdorp Local Municipality NW401 North West Dr Kenneth Kaunda Ventersdorp 3,764 56,702 15.1
Victor Khanye Local Municipality MP311 Mpumalanga Nkangala Delmas 1,568 75,452 48.1
Vulamehlo Local Municipality KZN211 KwaZulu-Natal Ugu Scottburgh 960 77,403 80.6
Westonaria Local Municipality GT483 Gauteng West Rand Westonaria 640 111,767 174.6
Witzenberg Local Municipality WC022 Western Cape Cape Winelands Ceres 10,753 115,946 10.8

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The lists linked below also include maps showing the locations of the municipalities.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal elections: fact file". Media Club South Africa. 11 May 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Census 2011: Municipal Fact Sheet". Statistics South Africa. 2012. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 

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