Ndlambe Local Municipality

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Ndlambe
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Seal
Map of the Eastern Cape with Ndlambe highlighted.svg
Location in the Eastern Cape
Coordinates: 33°36′S26°53′E / 33.600°S 26.883°E / -33.600; 26.883 Coordinates: 33°36′S26°53′E / 33.600°S 26.883°E / -33.600; 26.883
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Sarah Baartman
Seat Port Alfred
Wards 10
Government
[1]
  Type Municipal council
  MayorKhululwa Ncamiso (ANC)
  SpeakerNonkululeko Vivian Maphaphu (ANC)
  Chief WhipAndile Marasi (ANC)
Area
  Total1,841 km2 (711 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [2]
  Total61,176
  Density33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
[2]
   Black African 77.7%
   Coloured 7.3%
   Indian/Asian 0.2%
   White 14.2%
First languages (2011)
[3]
   Xhosa 72.9%
   English 12.5%
   Afrikaans 11.9%
  Other2.7%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Municipal codeEC105

Ndlambe Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Sarah Baartman District of the Eastern Cape in South Africa, with its capital at Port Alfred. It is a predominantly rural area with agriculture and tourism dominating the economy. [4]

Contents

It encompasses the following towns: [5]

Politics

The municipal council consists of twenty members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Ten councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in ten wards, while the remaining ten 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 thirteen seats on the council. The following table shows the results of the election. [6] [7]

PartyVotesSeats
WardListTotal%WardListTotal
African National Congress 13,81813,87027,68862.29413
Democratic Alliance 6,8236,88513,70830.8156
Economic Freedom Fighters 4646011,0652.4011
Independent 7257251.600
United Democratic Movement 1216007211.6000
African Christian Democratic Party 3192966151.4000
Total22,27022,25244,522100.0101020
Spoilt votes238224462

Main places

The 2001 census divided the municipality into the following main places: [8]

PlaceCodeArea (km2)PopulationMost spoken language
Alexandria 20501 3.843,087 Afrikaans
Bathurst 20502 8.45600 English
Boknesstrand 20503 1.09216Afrikaans
Cannon Rocks 20504 1.79209English
Ekuphumleni 20505 1.103,619 Xhosa
Kasuka 20506 1.1796Xhosa
Kenton-on-Sea 20507 7.455,266Xhosa
Kleinemonde 20508 5.7418Xhosa
Kwanonqubela 20509 0.814,626Xhosa
Nkwenkwezi 20511 3.3514,673Xhosa
Nolukhanyo 20512 1.224,961Xhosa
Port Alfred 20513 19.026,287English
Remainder of the municipality 20510 1,945.7911,833Xhosa

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References

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  2. 1 2 "Statistics by place". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  3. "Statistics by place". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
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  5. Department of Home Affairs website, accessed 15 September 2008. Archived 11 January 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  6. "Results Summary – All Ballots: Ndlambe" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  7. "Seat Calculation Detail: Ndlambe" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  8. Lookup Tables - Statistics South Africa