Naledi Local Municipality, Free State
|Disestablshed local municipality|
Location in the Free State
|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Johnny Makitle|
|• Total||3,424 km2 (1,322 sq mi)|
|• Density||7.1/km2 (18/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||92.4%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||SAST (UTC+2)|
Naledi Local Municipality was a local municipality in the Free State province in South Africa. On 3 August 2016 it was disestablished and merged into the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality. The name Naledi is a Sesotho word meaning "a star". The principal towns in the area of the disestablished municipality are Dewetsdorp and Wepener.
|Remainder of the municipality||40403||3,410.55||8,895|
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 six seats on the council. The following table shows the results of the election.
|African National Congress||5,123||5,201||10,324||75.4||4||2||6|
|Congress of the People||329||316||645||4.7||0||1||1|
|African People's Convention||200||196||396||2.9||0||0||0|
|United Residents Front||61||43||104||0.8||0||0||0|
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