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Magareng Local Municipality

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Country  South Africa
Seat  Warrenton
Time zone  SAST (UTC+2)
Area  1,542 kmĀ²
Black african population  80%
Native sotho speakers  2.2%
Province  Northern Cape
District  Frances Baard
Wards  5
Municipal code  NC093
White population  5.1%
Native afrikaans speakers  21.2%
Native tswana speakers  67.2%
Magareng Local Municipality

Magareng Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Frances Baard District of the Northern Cape in South Africa.

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Map of Warrenton, South Africa

Magareng is a Setswana name meaning "in the middle". The name reflects the geographic location of the municipality in relation to other areas.

Main places

The 2011 census divided the municipality into the following main places:

Politics

The municipal council consists of nine members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Five councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in five 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.

References

Magareng Local Municipality Wikipedia


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