Ratlou Local Municipality (NW381)

Geography, History and Economy

Ratlou Local Municipality is part of .

MDB code: NW381

Description: The Ratlou Local Municipality (previously Setla-Kgobi Local Municipality) is a Category B municipality situated within the Ngaka Modiri Molema District in the North West Province. It shares its borders with three other municipalities and the Republic of Botswana. It is one of the five municipalities that make up the district, and is divided into 14 wards.
 Owing to its nature as a rural municipality, Ratlou does not have large economic centres within its jurisdiction. Most government services are conducted from various centres that are mainly located in Setlagole.

Area: 4 884km²

Cities/Towns: Disaneng, Kraaipan, Madibogo, Setlagole

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, tourism

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