Nxuba Local Municipality
Location in the Eastern Cape
|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Louisa Leonora Bruintjies|
|• Total||2,732 km2 (1,055 sq mi)|
|• Density||8.9/km2 (23/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||73.5%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||SAST (UTC+2)|
Nxuba Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Amatole District of the Eastern Cape in South Africa. The Fish River, as it is now called, was first named Nxuba River by King Sandile in the 18th century
|Remainder of the municipality||21704||2,724.60||4,207|
The municipal council consists of eight members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Four councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in four wards, while the remaining four 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 five seats on the council. The following table shows the results of the election.
|African National Congress||4,290||4,318||8,608||59.9||4||1||5|
|Nxuba Community Organisation||809||744||1,553||10.8||0||1||1|
|Congress of the People||303||301||604||4.2||0||0||0|
|Adelaide Residents Association||244||222||466||3.2||0||0||0|
|Bedford Residents' Association||63||48||111||0.8||0||0||0|
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- South African Languages - Place names
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