Naledi Local Municipality, North West

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Naledi
Local municipality
Official seal of Naledi
Seal
Location in the North West
Location in the North West
Country South Africa
Province North West
District Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati
Seat Vryburg
Wards 9
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal council
 • Mayor Rose Mompati
Area
 • Total 6,941 km2 (2,680 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 66,781
 • Density 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[2]
 • Black African 74.0%
 • Coloured 14.7%
 • Indian/Asian 1.1%
 • White 9.5%
First languages (2011)[3]
 • Tswana 68.8%
 • Afrikaans 23.8%
 • English 3.4%
 • Other 4%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Municipal code NW392

Naledi Local Municipality is a local municipality in Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality, North West Province, South Africa. The Seat of local municipality is Vryburg.

Main places[edit]

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

Place Code Area (km2) Population Most spoken language
Huhudi 61201 4.09 21,572 Tswana
Stella 61203 6.74 1,109 Afrikaans
Vryburg 61204 64.13 14,601 Afrikaans
Remainder of the municipality 61202 7,192.18 20,827 Tswana

Politics[edit]

The municipal council consists of eighteen members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Nine are elected by first-past-the-post voting in nine wards, while the remaining nine are chosen from party lists so that the total number of party representatives is proportional to the number of votes received. In the election of 18 May 2011 the African National Congress (ANC) won a majority of twelve seats on the council.

The following table shows the results of the 2011 election.[5][6]

Party Votes Seats
Ward List Total  % Ward List Total
African National Congress 11,161 11,422 22,583 68.5 8 4 12
Democratic Alliance 4,342 4,346 8,688 26.4 1 4 5
Congress of the People 560 465 1,025 3.1 0 1 1
African Christian Democratic Party 142 105 247 0.7 0 0 0
Freedom Front Plus 128 108 236 0.7 0 0 0
Independent 186 186 0.6 0 0
Total 16,519 16,446 32,965 100.0 9 9 18
Spoilt votes 437 457 894

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
  5. ^ "Results Summary – All Ballots: Naledi". Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 24 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Seat Calculation Detail: Naledi". Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 24 November 2013. 

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Coordinates: 26°50′S 24°50′E / 26.833°S 24.833°E / -26.833; 24.833