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Tswelopele Local Municipality

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Country  South Africa
Seat  Bultfontein
Time zone  SAST (UTC+2)
Area  6,524 kmĀ²
Black african population  91.2%
Native sotho speakers  54%
Province  Free State
District  Lejweleputswa
Wards  8
Municipal code  FS183
White population  6.9%
Native afrikaans speakers  8.3%
Native tswana speakers  12%
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Tswelopele Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Lejweleputswa District of the Free State in South Africa. The name is a Sesotho word meaning "progress".

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Map of Hoopstad, South Africa

Main places

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

Politics

The municipal council consists of fifteen members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Eight councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in eight wards, while the remaining seven 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 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.

References

Tswelopele Local Municipality Wikipedia


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