List of municipalities in the Northern Cape

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The Northern Cape province of South Africa is divided, for local government purposes, into five district municipalities which are in turn divided into twenty-seven 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 Northern Cape

District municipalities[edit]

Map
key
Name Code Seat Area
(km²)
Population
(2011)[1]
Pop. density
(per km²)
1–4 Frances Baard District Municipality DC9 Kimberley 13,518 382,086 28.3
5–7 John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality DC45 Kuruman 27,283 224,799 8.2
22–27 Namakwa District Municipality DC6 Springbok 126,836 115,842 0.9
14–21 Pixley ka Seme District Municipality DC7 De Aar 102,727 186,351 1.8
8–13 ZF Mgcawu District Municipality DC8 Upington 102,524 236,783 2.3

Local municipalities[edit]

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Name Code District Seat Area
(km²)
Population
(2011)[1]
Pop. density
(per km²)
4 Dikgatlong Local Municipality NC092 Frances Baard Barkly West 7,315 46,841 6.4
19 Emthanjeni Local Municipality NC073 Pixley ka Seme De Aar 13,472 42,356 3.1
5 Ga-Segonyana Local Municipality NC452 John Taolo Gaetsewe Kuruman 4,492 93,652 20.8
6 Gamagara Local Municipality NC453 John Taolo Gaetsewe Kathu 2,619 41,617 15.9
23 Hantam Local Municipality NC065 Namakwa Calvinia 36,128 21,578 0.6
7 Joe Morolong Local Municipality NC451 John Taolo Gaetsewe Mothibistad 20,172 89,530 4.4
12 Kai ǃGarib Local Municipality NC082 Siyanda Kakamas 26,358 65,869 2.5
25 Kamiesberg Local Municipality NC064 Namakwa Garies 14,210 10,187 0.7
21 Kareeberg Local Municipality NC074 Pixley ka Seme Carnarvon 17,702 11,673 0.7
22 Karoo Hoogland Local Municipality NC066 Namakwa Williston 32,274 12,588 0.4
8 Kgatelopele Local Municipality NC086 Siyanda Daniëlskuil 2,478 18,687 7.5
24 Khâi-Ma Local Municipality NC067 Namakwa Pofadder 16,628 12,465 0.7
10 ǁKhara Hais Local Municipality NC083 Siyanda Upington 21,780 93,494 4.3
13 ǃKheis Local Municipality NC084 Siyanda Groblershoop 11,107 16,637 1.5
2 Magareng Local Municipality NC093 Frances Baard Warrenton 1,542 24,204 15.7
11 Mier Local Municipality NC081 Siyanda Mier 22,468 7,003 0.3
26 Nama Khoi Local Municipality NC062 Namakwa Springbok 17,989 47,041 2.6
1 Phokwane Local Municipality NC094 Frances Baard Hartswater 834 63,000 75.5
17 Renosterberg Local Municipality NC075 Pixley ka Seme Petrusville 5,527 10,978 2.0
27 Richtersveld Local Municipality NC061 Namakwa Port Nolloth 9,608 11,982 1.2
14 Siyancuma Local Municipality NC078 Pixley ka Seme Douglas 16,753 37,076 2.2
15 Siyathemba Local Municipality NC077 Pixley ka Seme Prieska 14,725 21,591 1.5
3 Sol Plaatje Local Municipality NC091 Frances Baard Kimberley 3,145 248,041 78.9
16 Thembelihle Local Municipality NC076 Pixley ka Seme Hopetown 8,023 15,701 2.0
9 Tsantsabane Local Municipality NC085 Siyanda Postmasburg 18,333 35,093 1.9
20 Ubuntu Local Municipality NC071 Pixley ka Seme Victoria West 20,389 18,601 0.9
18 Umsobomvu Local Municipality NC072 Pixley ka Seme Colesberg 6,819 28,376 4.2

References[edit]

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