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List of municipalities in the Northern Cape

The Northern Cape province of South Africa is divided, for local government purposes, into five district municipalities which are in turn divided into twenty-six local municipalities.

In the following map, the district municipalities are labelled in capital letters and shaded in various different colours.

Map of the municipalities in the Northern Cape

District municipalities

  Name Code Seat Area
(km²)[1]
Population
(2016)[2]
Pop. density
(per km²)
Frances Baard District Municipality DC9 Kimberley 12,836 387,741 30.2
John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality DC45 Kuruman 27,322 242,264 8.9
Namakwa District Municipality DC6 Springbok 126,836 115,488 0.9
Pixley ka Seme District Municipality DC7 De Aar 103,411 195,595 1.9
ZF Mgcawu District Municipality DC8 Upington 102,484 252,692 2.5

Local municipalities

  Name Code District Seat Area
(km²)[1]
Population
(2016)[2]
Pop. density
(per km²)
!Kheis Local Municipality NC084 ZF Mgcawu Groblershoop 11,107 16,566 1.5
Dawid Kruiper Local Municipality NC087 ZF Mgcawu Upington 44,231 107,161 2.4
Dikgatlong Local Municipality NC092 Frances Baard Barkly West 7,316 48,473 6.6
Emthanjeni Local Municipality NC073 Pixley ka Seme De Aar 13,472 45,404 3.4
Ga-Segonyana Local Municipality NC452 John Taolo Gaetsewe Kuruman 4,495 104,408 23.2
Gamagara Local Municipality NC453 John Taolo Gaetsewe Kathu 2,648 53,656 20.3
Hantam Local Municipality NC065 Namakwa Calvinia 39,085 21,540 0.6
Joe Morolong Local Municipality NC451 John Taolo Gaetsewe Mothibistad 20,180 84,201 4.2
Kai !Garib Local Municipality NC082 ZF Mgcawu Kakamas 26,377 68,929 2.6
Kamiesberg Local Municipality NC064 Namakwa Garies 14,208 9,605 0.7
Kareeberg Local Municipality NC074 Pixley ka Seme Carnarvon 17,701 12,772 0.7
Karoo Hoogland Local Municipality NC066 Namakwa Williston 30,230 13,009 0.4
Kgatelopele Local Municipality NC086 ZF Mgcawu Daniëlskuil 2,478 20,691 8.3
Khâi-Ma Local Municipality NC067 Namakwa Pofadder 15,715 12,333 0.8
Magareng Local Municipality NC093 Frances Baard Warrenton 1,546 24,059 15.6
Nama Khoi Local Municipality NC062 Namakwa Springbok 17,990 46,512 2.6
Phokwane Local Municipality NC094 Frances Baard Hartswater 828 60,168 72.7
Renosterberg Local Municipality NC075 Pixley ka Seme Petrusville 5,529 11,818 2.1
Richtersveld Local Municipality NC061 Namakwa Port Nolloth 9,608 12,487 1.3
Siyancuma Local Municipality NC078 Pixley ka Seme Douglas 16,753 35,941 2.1
Siyathemba Local Municipality NC077 Pixley ka Seme Prieska 14,727 23,075 1.6
Sol Plaatje Local Municipality NC091 Frances Baard Kimberley 3,145 255,041 81.1
Thembelihle Local Municipality NC076 Pixley ka Seme Hopetown 8,023 16,230 2.0
Tsantsabane Local Municipality NC085 ZF Mgcawu Postmasburg 18,290 39,345 2.2
Ubuntu Local Municipality NC071 Pixley ka Seme Victoria West 20,393 19,471 1.0
Umsobomvu Local Municipality NC072 Pixley ka Seme Colesberg 6,813 30,883 4.5

Former municipalities

These municipalities have been dissolved since the current system of local government was established in 2000.

Name Code Dissolved Fate
Mier Local Municipality NC081 3 August 2016 Merged to create Dawid Kruiper Local Municipality
//Khara Hais Local Municipality NC083 3 August 2016

References

  1. ^ a b 2016 Boundaries [Shapefile]. Municipal Demarcation Board. 2016. Retrieved from [www.demarcation.org.za]
  2. ^ a b Community Survey 2016 [Data file]. Statistics South Africa. 2016. Retrieved from [interactive2.statssa.gov.za]