Ventersdorp Local Municipality

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Ventersdorp
Local municipality
Official seal of Ventersdorp
Seal
Location in the North West
Location in the North West
Country South Africa
Province North West
District Dr Kenneth Kaunda
Seat Ventersdorp
Wards 6
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal council
 • Mayor Nontetho Cilia Phoyane
Area
 • Total 3,764 km2 (1,453 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 56,702
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[2]
 • Black African 90.1%
 • Coloured 2.7%
 • Indian/Asian 0.3%
 • White 5.9%
First languages (2011)[3]
 • Tswana 75.0%
 • Afrikaans 8.9%
 • Xhosa 7.3%
 • English 2.4%
 • Other 6.4%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Municipal code NW401

Ventersdorp Local Municipality is a local municipality in Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality, North West Province, South Africa. The seat of local municipality is Ventersdorp.

Main places[edit]

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

Place Code Area (km2) Population Most spoken language
Schoonspruit Nature Reserve 61701 38.41 0 -
Tshing 61702 2.17 13,533 Tswana
Ventersdorp 61704 7.25 3,212 Afrikaans
Remainder of the municipality 61703 3,716.51 26,329 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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°20′S 26°55′E / 26.333°S 26.917°E / -26.333; 26.917