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Kai ǃGarib Local Municipality

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Country  South Africa
Seat  Kakamas
Time zone  SAST (UTC+2)
Area  26,358 km²
Black african population  28.3%
Native english speakers  1.2%
Province  Northern Cape
Wards  9
Municipal code  NC082
White population  6.3%
Native afrikaans speakers  71.9%
Native tswana speakers  24.2%
Kai ǃGarib Local Municipality
District  ZF Mgcawu District Municipality

Kai ǃGarib is an administrative area in the ZF Mgcawu District of Northern Cape in South Africa. The name Kai ǃGarib originates from the Khoi language and means "big great river", referring to the Orange River that flows through the area.


Map of Keimoes, South Africa

Main places

The 2001 census divided the municipality into the following main places:


The municipal council consists of nineteen members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Ten councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in ten wards, while the remaining nine are chosen from party lists so that the total number of party representatives is proportional to the number of votes received. In the election on 3 August 2016 the African National Congress (ANC) won a majority of eleven seats on the council. The following table shows the results of the election.


Kai ǃGarib Local Municipality Wikipedia

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