Nketoana Local Municipality

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Nketoana
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Location in the Free State
Country South Africa
Province Free State
District Thabo Mofutsanyane
Seat Reitz
Wards 9
Government
[1]
  Type Municipal council
  MayorMamiki Mokoena
Area
  Total5,611 km2 (2,166 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [2]
  Total60,324
  Density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
[2]
   Black African 91.4%
   Coloured 0.3%
   Indian/Asian 0.2%
   White 7.8%
First languages (2011)
[3]
   Sotho 75.9%
   Zulu 10.7%
   Afrikaans 8.7%
   Sign language 1.7%
  Other3%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Municipal codeFS193

Nketoana Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Thabo Mofutsanyane District of the Free State in South Africa.

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Main places

The 2001 census divided the municipality into the following main places: [4]

PlaceCodeArea (km2)PopulationMost spoken language
Arlington 41401 5.51222 Sotho
Cremona 41402 0.462,021Sotho
Leratswana 41403 0.823,429Sotho
Lindley 41404 21.071,621Sotho
Mamafubedu 41405 1.388,121Sotho
Ntha 41407 2.168,500Sotho
Petrus Steyn 41408 9.741,163 Afrikaans
Petsana 41409 2.7613,670Sotho
Reitz 41410 6.511,781Afrikaans
Remainder of the municipality 41406 5,560.9221,423Sotho

Politics

The municipal council consists of eighteen members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Nine councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in nine wards, while the remaining nine 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. [5] [6]

PartyVotesSeats
WardListTotal%WardListTotal
African National Congress 10,86911,75022,61970.38513
Democratic Alliance 2,2482,3424,59014.3123
Economic Freedom Fighters 9181,0932,0116.2011
Freedom Front Plus 5705871,1573.6011
Independent 1,1191,1193.500
African People's Convention 2723686402.0000
United Residents Front 59590.2000
Total16,05516,14032,195100.09918
Spoilt votes369386755

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References

  1. "Contact list: Executive Mayors". Government Communication & Information System. Archived from the original on 14 July 2010. Retrieved 22 February 2012.
  2. 1 2 "Statistics by place". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  3. "Statistics by place". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  4. Lookup Tables - Statistics South Africa [ permanent dead link ]
  5. "Results Summary – All Ballots: Nketoana" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  6. "Seat Calculation Detail: Nketoana" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 23 December 2016.

Coordinates: 27°48′06″S28°26′42″E / 27.80167°S 28.44500°E / -27.80167; 28.44500