Langeberg Local Municipality (WC026)

Geography, History and Economy

Langeberg Local Municipality is part of .

MDB code: WC026

Description: The Langeberg Local Municipality (previously Breede River/Winelands Local Municipality) is a Category B municipality located within the Cape Winelands District Municipality in the Western Cape Province.
 The municipality is bordered by Breede Valley in the north and west and by the Overberg District in the south and east. It is one of the five municipalities that make up the district, accounting for almost a quarter of its geographical area.

Area: 4 518km²

Cities/Towns: Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor, Montagu, Robertson

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing; manufacturing; community, social and personal services; finance, insurance, real estate and business services (altogether almost 60%); finance, insurance, real estate and business services (17.17%); wholesale and retail (10.79%)

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