List of municipalities in the North West

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The North West province of South Africa is divided, for local government purposes, into four district municipalities which are in turn divided into nineteen local municipalities.

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

Map of the municipalities in the North West

District municipalities[edit]

Map
key
Name Code Seat Area
(km²)
Population
(2011)[1]
Pop. density
(per km²)
15–19 Bojanala Platinum District Municipality DC37 Rustenburg 18,333 1,507,505 82.2
6–9 Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality DC40 Klerksdorp 14,642 695,933 47.5
1–5 Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality DC39 Vryburg 44,017 463,815 10.5
10–14 Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality DC38 Mafikeng 27,889 842,699 30.2

Local municipalities[edit]

Map
key
Name Code District Seat Area
(km²)
Population
(2011)[1]
Pop. density
(per km²)
7 City of Matlosana Local Municipality NW403 Dr Kenneth Kaunda Klerksdorp 3,561 398,676 112.0
10 Ditsobotla Local Municipality NW384 Ngaka Modiri Molema Lichtenburg 6,465 168,902 26.1
3 Greater Taung Local Municipality NW394 Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati Taung 5,635 177,642 31.5
1 Kagisano-Molopo Local Municipality NW397 Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati Ganyesa 23,827 105,789 4.4
16 Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality NW374 Bojanala Platinum Koster 3,973 51,049 12.8
5 Lekwa-Teemane Local Municipality NW396 Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati Christiana 3,681 53,248 14.5
18 Madibeng Local Municipality NW372 Bojanala Platinum Brits 3,839 477,381 124.4
13 Mahikeng Local Municipality NW383 Ngaka Modiri Molema Mahikeng 3,698 291,527 78.8
4 Mamusa Local Municipality NW393 Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati Schweizer-Reneke 3,615 60,355 16.7
6 Maquassi Hills Local Municipality NW404 Dr Kenneth Kaunda Wolmaransstad 4,643 77,794 16.8
19 Moretele Local Municipality NW371 Bojanala Platinum Makapanstad 1,379 186,947 135.6
15 Moses Kotane Local Municipality NW375 Bojanala Platinum Mogwase 5,719 242,554 42.4
2 Naledi Local Municipality NW392 Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati Vryburg 6,941 66,781 9.6
14 Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality NW385 Ngaka Modiri Molema Zeerust 7,193 150,713 21.0
12 Ratlou Local Municipality NW381 Ngaka Modiri Molema Setlagole 4,884 107,339 22.0
17 Rustenburg Local Municipality NW373 Bojanala Platinum Rustenburg 3,423 549,575 160.6
8 Tlokwe Local Municipality NW402 Dr Kenneth Kaunda Potchefstroom 2,674 162,762 60.9
11 Tswaing Local Municipality NW382 Ngaka Modiri Molema Delareyville 5,966 124,218 20.8
9 Ventersdorp Local Municipality NW401 Dr Kenneth Kaunda Ventersdorp 3,764 56,702 15.1

References[edit]

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