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List of municipalities in Mpumalanga

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List of municipalities in Mpumalanga

Mpumalanga province of South Africa is divided, for local government purposes, into three district municipalities which are in turn divided into eighteen local municipalities.

In the following map, the district municipalities are shaded with various colours and the local municipalities are numbered.

Map of the municipalities in Mpumalanga

District municipalities

Name Code Seat Area
Pop. density
(per km²)
1–5 Ehlanzeni District Municipality DC32 Nelspruit 27,896 1,688,615 60.5
12–18 Gert Sibande District Municipality DC30 Secunda 31,841 1,043,194 32.8
6–11 Nkangala District Municipality DC31 Middelburg 16,758 1,308,129 78.1

Local municipalities

Name Code District Seat Area
Pop. density
(per km²)
15 Albert Luthuli Local Municipality MP301 Gert Sibande Carolina 5,559 186,010 33.5
1 Bushbuckridge Local Municipality MP325 Ehlanzeni Bushbuckridge 10,250 541,248 52.8
12 Dipaleseng Local Municipality MP306 Gert Sibande Balfour 2,617 42,390 16.2
6 Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality MP316 Nkangala Siyabuswa 1,416 249,705 176.3
11 Emakhazeni Local Municipality MP314 Nkangala Belfast 4,736 47,216 10.0
9 Emalahleni Local Municipality MP312 Nkangala Witbank 2,678 395,466 147.7
13 Govan Mbeki Local Municipality MP307 Gert Sibande Secunda 2,955 294,538 99.7
16 Lekwa Local Municipality MP305 Gert Sibande Standerton 4,585 115,662 25.2
3 Mbombela Local Municipality MP322 Ehlanzeni Nelspruit 5,394 588,794 109.2
18 Mkhondo Local Municipality MP303 Gert Sibande Piet Retief 4,882 171,982 35.2
14 Msukaligwa Local Municipality MP302 Gert Sibande Ermelo 6,016 149,377 24.8
4 Nkomazi Local Municipality MP324 Ehlanzeni Malalane 4,787 390,610 81.6
17 Pixley Ka Seme Local Municipality MP304 Gert Sibande Volksrust 5,227 83,235 15.9
10 Steve Tshwete Local Municipality MP313 Nkangala Middelburg 3,976 229,831 57.8
2 Thaba Chweu Local Municipality MP321 Ehlanzeni Lydenburg 5,719 98,387 17.2
7 Thembisile Hani Local Municipality MP315 Nkangala eMpumalanga 2,384 310,458 130.2
5 Umjindi Local Municipality MP323 Ehlanzeni Barberton 1,745 69,577 39.9
8 Victor Khanye Local Municipality MP311 Nkangala Delmas 1,568 75,452 48.1


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