Naledi Local Municipality (NW392)

Geography, History & Economy

Naledi Local Municipality is part of Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality.

MDB code: NW392

Description: The Naledi Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the western part of the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District in the North West Province. It is bordered by the Ngaka Modiri Molema District in the north, Greater Taung in the south, Mamusa in the east, and Kagisano-Molopo in the west.
 It is the second-largest of the five municipalities that make up the district, accounting for 16% of its geographical area. It is known as the Texas of South Africa because of the cattle breeding and agricultural activities that take place there.

Area: 7 030km²

Cities/Towns: Stella, Vryburg

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture and hunting (27.8%)

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