Maquassi Hills Local Municipality

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Maquassi Hills
Local municipality
Official seal of Maquassi Hills
Seal
Location in the North West
Location in the North West
Coordinates: 27°15′S 26°0′E / 27.250°S 26.000°E / -27.250; 26.000Coordinates: 27°15′S 26°0′E / 27.250°S 26.000°E / -27.250; 26.000
Country South Africa
Province North West
District Dr Kenneth Kaunda
Seat Wolmaransstad
Wards 11
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal council
 • Mayor Zandisile Mweli
Area
 • Total 4,643 km2 (1,793 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 77,794
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[2]
 • Black African 88.7%
 • Coloured 2.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.4%
 • White 8.2%
First languages (2011)[3]
 • Tswana 72.5%
 • Afrikaans 10.7%
 • Sotho 6.6%
 • Xhosa 4.1%
 • Other 6.1%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Municipal code NW404

Maquassi Hills Local Municipality is a local municipality in Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality, North West Province, South Africa.

Main places[edit]

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

Place Code Area (km2) Population Most spoken language
Kareeboom 62001 5.34 66 Tswana
Kgakala 62002 1.64 9,961 Tswana
Lebaleng 62003 0.98 8,417 Tswana
Leeudoringstad 62004 2.69 1,492 Afrikaans
Makwassie 62005 7.28 3,486 Tswana
Rulaganyang 62007 0.37 1,269 Tswana
Tswelelang 62008 2.29 20,101 Tswana
Witpoort 62009 17.78 374 Afrikaans
Wolmaransstad 62010 7.13 2,607 Afrikaans
Remainder of the municipality 62006 4,598.81 20,662 Tswana

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