Thaba Chweu Local Municipality

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Thaba Chweu
Local municipality
Official seal of Thaba Chweu
Seal
Location in Mpumalanga
Location in Mpumalanga
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Ehlanzeni
Seat Lydenburg
Wards 14
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal council
 • Mayor M Morobela
Area
 • Total 5,719 km2 (2,208 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 98,387
 • Density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[2]
 • Black African 81.6%
 • Coloured 2.6%
 • Indian/Asian 0.6%
 • White 14.5%
First languages (2011)[3]
 • Northern Sotho 36.2%
 • Swazi 17.8%
 • Afrikaans 15.2%
 • Zulu 7.7%
 • Other 23.1%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Municipal code MP321

Thaba Chweu Local Municipality, is a municipality of South Africa, located in the Ehlanzeni District Municipality, Mpumalanga.

Main places[edit]

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

Place Code Area (km2) Population Most spoken language
Graskop 81401 1.57 2,326 Afrikaans
Lydenburg 81402 26.12 6,858 Afrikaans
Mashishing 81403 4.19 16,185 Northern Sotho
Pilgrim's Rest 81404 15.28 16,251 Northern Sotho
Sabie 81405 78.81 5,674 Afrikaans
Simile 81406 0.94 6,265 Swazi
Remainder of the municipality 81407 5,553.77 27,679 Northern Sotho

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 25°5′S 30°35′E / 25.083°S 30.583°E / -25.083; 30.583