Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality

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Thabo Mofutsanyane
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Location of Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality within Free State
Coordinates: 28°32′S28°49′E / 28.533°S 28.817°E / -28.533; 28.817 Coordinates: 28°32′S28°49′E / 28.533°S 28.817°E / -28.533; 28.817
Country South Africa
Province Free State
Seat Phuthaditjhaba
Local municipalities
Government
[1]
  Type Municipal council
  MayorDr. Balekile Edward Mzangwa (ANC)
Area
  Total33,269 km2 (12,845 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [2]
  Total736,238
  Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
[2]
   Black African 99.9%
  Other0.1%
First languages (2011)
[3]
   Sotho 99.9%
  Other0.1%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Municipal codeDC19

Thabo Mofutsanyana is one of the 5 districts of the Free State province of South Africa. The seat of Thabo Mofutsanyana is Witsieshoek. The majority of its 725 932 people speak Sesotho (2001 Census). The district code is DC19

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Geography

Neighbours

Thabo Mofutsanyana is surrounded by:

Local municipalities

The district contains the following local municipalities:

Local municipalityPopulation%Dominant language
Maluti-a-Phofung 335 78445.61% Sotho
Dihlabeng 128 70417.48%Sotho
Setsoto 112 59715.29%Sotho
Nketoana 60 3248.19%Sotho
Mantsopa 51 0566.93%Sotho
Phumelela 47 7726.49%Sotho
Golden Gate Highlands National Park 10.01%

Demographics

Chart showing population by age and gender for Thabo Mofutsanyana Thabo Mofutsanyane District municipality Census 2001 by age.png
Chart showing population by age and gender for Thabo Mofutsanyana

The following statistics are from the 2001 census.

LanguagePopulation%
Sesotho 735 50299.9%
Other7360.1%

Gender

GenderPopulation%
Female389 21053.62%
Male336 72246.38%

Ethnic group

Ethnic groupPopulation%
Black African736 238100%

Politics

Election results

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

PartyVotes%
African National Congress 225 68886.54%
Democratic Alliance 14 2145.45%
Pan African Congress 5 1351.97%
African Christian Democratic Party 2 8361.09%
Freedom Front Plus 2 7561.06%
United Democratic Movement 2 4090.92%
Inkhata Freedom Party 1 9780.76%
New National Party 1 5570.60%
Independent Democrats 8760.34%
Azanian People's Organisation 7040.27%
United Christian Democratic Party 5250.20%
SOPA 3860.15%
NA 3100.12%
EMSA 2920.11%
UF 2420.09%
CDP 2280.09%
PJC 2140.08%
TOP 1720.07%
KISS 1160.04%
NLP 930.04%
Minority Front 650.02%
Total260 796100.00%

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