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Metsweding District Municipality

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Country  South Africa
Municipal code  DC46
Province  Gauteng
Seat  Bronkhorstspruit
Website  www.metsweding.com
Metsweding District Municipality
Local municipalities  List Nokeng Tsa Taemane Kungwini
Time zone  South African Standard Time (UTC+2)

Metsweding District Municipality was, from 2000 till 18 May 2011, a district municipality in Gauteng province, South Africa. Metsweding, and its component local municipalities, was disestablished and absorbed into the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality on the date of the 2011 municipal election.


The administrative seat of Metsweding was Bronkhorstspruit. The most spoken languages of its 159 861 people were IsiNdebele and Afrikaans (2001 Census).


Metsweding was surrounded by:

  • Waterberg (DC36) to the north
  • Nkangala (DC31) to the east
  • Ekurhuleni (East Rand) to the south-west
  • Bojanala Platinum (DC36) to the north-west
  • Tshwane (Pretoria) to the west, into which it was merged
  • Local municipalities

    The district contained the following local municipalities, which have also been abolished:


    The following statistics are from the 2001 census.

    Election results

    Election results for Metsweding in the South African general election, 2004.

  • Population 18 and over: 109 820 [68.70% of total population]
  • Total votes: 59 426 [37.17% of total population]
  • Voting % estimate: 54.11% votes as a % of population 18 and over
  • References

    Metsweding District Municipality Wikipedia

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