List of municipalities in Gauteng

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Gauteng province of South Africa is divided, for local government purposes, into three metropolitan municipalities and two district municipalities. The district municipalities are in turn divided into seven local municipalities.

In the following map, the metropolitan and district municipalities are shaded with various colours, the metropolitan municipalities are labelled with letters, and the local municipalities are numbered.

Map of the municipalities in Gauteng

District and metropolitan municipalities[edit]

Map
key
Name Code Seat Area
(km²)
Population
(2011)[1]
Pop. density
(per km²)
J City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality JHB Johannesburg 1,645 4,434,827 2,695.9
T City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality TSH Pretoria 6,345 2,921,488 460.4
E Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality EKU Germiston 1,924 3,178,470 1,652.0
5–7 Sedibeng District Municipality DC42 Vereeniging 4,177 916,484 219.4
1–4 West Rand District Municipality DC48 Randfontein 4,087 820,995 200.9

Local and metropolitan municipalities[edit]

Map
key
Name Code District Seat Area
(km²)
Population
(2011)[1]
Pop. density
(per km²)
J City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality JHB Johannesburg 1,645 4,434,827 2,695.9
T City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality TSH Pretoria 6,345 2,921,488 460.4
E Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality EKU Germiston 1,924 3,178,470 1,652.0
5 Emfuleni Local Municipality GT421 Sedibeng Vanderbijlpark 966 721,663 747.1
7 Lesedi Local Municipality GT423 Sedibeng Heidelberg 1,484 99,520 67.1
4 Merafong City Local Municipality GT484 West Rand Carletonville 1,631 197,520 121.1
6 Midvaal Local Municipality GT422 Sedibeng Meyerton 1,722 95,301 55.3
1 Mogale City Local Municipality GT481 West Rand Krugersdorp 1,342 362,422 270.1
2 Randfontein Local Municipality GT482 West Rand Randfontein 475 149,286 314.3
3 Westonaria Local Municipality GT483 West Rand Westonaria 640 111,767 174.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census 2011: Municipal Fact Sheet". Statistics South Africa. 2012. Retrieved 13 December 2012.