Fezile Dabi District Municipality

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Fezile Dabi

Northern Free State
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Location of Fezile Dabi District Municipality within Free State
Coordinates: 26°49′S27°49′E / 26.817°S 27.817°E / -26.817; 27.817 Coordinates: 26°49′S27°49′E / 26.817°S 27.817°E / -26.817; 27.817
Country South Africa
Province Free State
Seat Sasolburg
Local municipalities
Government
[1]
  Type Municipal council
  Mayor Jonas Ramokhoase (ANC)
Area
  Total20,668 km2 (7,980 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [2]
  Total488,036
  Density24/km2 (61/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
[2]
   Black African 86.1%
   Coloured 1.9%
   Indian/Asian 0.3%
   White 11.4%
First languages (2011)
[3]
   Sotho 67.3%
   Afrikaans 13.8%
   Xhosa 6.0%
   Zulu 5.6%
  Other7.3%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Municipal codeDC20

Fezile Dabi District Municipality, formerly known as Northern Free State District Municipality, is one of the 5 districts of Free State province of South Africa. The seat of Northern Free State is Sasolburg. The majority of its 460 289 people speak Sesotho (2001 Census). The district code is DC20.

Contents

Geography

Neighbours

Northern Free State is surrounded by:

Local municipalities

The district contains the following local municipalities:

Local municipalityPopulation%Dominant language
Moqhaka 167 88636.47% Sotho
Ngwathe 118 82025.81%Sotho
Metsimaholo 115 96425.19%Sotho
Mafube 57 63712.52%Sotho

Demographics

The following statistics are from the 2001 census.

LanguagePopulation%
Sesotho 312 96267.99%
Afrikaans 62 43013.56%
IsiXhosa 34 8887.58%
IsiZulu 31 2296.78%
Setswana 6 1211.33%
English 4 7491.03%
Sepedi 2 6280.57%
SiSwati 1 5370.33%
IsiNdebele 1 2430.27%
Xitsonga 1 2410.27%
Other 7570.16%
Tshivenda 5220.11%

Gender

GenderPopulation%
Female233 92150.82%
Male226 36849.18%

Ethnic group

Ethnic groupPopulation%
Black African394 51985.71%
White56 09412.19%
Coloured9 1741.99%
Indian/Asian5020.11%

Age

AgePopulation%
000 - 00441 5589.03%
005 - 00943 9719.55%
010 - 01449 98410.86%
015 - 01951 06211.09%
020 - 02442 6069.26%
025 - 02939 1248.50%
030 - 03434 8677.58%
035 - 03932 4967.06%
040 - 04428 3016.15%
045 - 04924 1715.25%
050 - 05419 6014.26%
055 - 05914 9153.24%
060 - 06412 0492.62%
065 - 0699 5772.08%
070 - 0747 0591.53%
075 - 0794 1190.89%
080 - 0842 9220.63%
085 - 0891 2490.27%
090 - 0944690.10%
095 - 0991320.03%
100 plus570.01%

Politics

Election results

Election results for Northern Free State in the South African general election, 2004.

PartyVotes%
African National Congress 146 69180.23%
Democratic Alliance 20 39511.15%
Freedom Front Plus 4 2102.30%
United Democratic Movement 2 3261.27%
African Christian Democratic Party 2 2651.24%
New National Party 1 5110.83%
Pan African Congress 1 4490.79%
Independent Democrats 1 0970.60%
Azanian People's Organisation 8940.49%
Inkhata Freedom Party 7490.41%
United Christian Democratic Party 3010.16%
SOPA 2030.11%
NA 1670.09%
CDP 1260.07%
EMSA 1090.06%
PJC 940.05%
UF 840.05%
TOP 600.03%
KISS 350.02%
NLP 340.02%
Minority Front 330.02%
Total182 833100.00%

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