Maluti-A-Phofung Local Municipality (FS194)

Geography, History and Economy

Maluti-A-Phofung Local Municipality is part of .

MDB code: FS194

Description: The Maluti-A-Phofung Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Thabo Mofutsanyana District in the Free State Province. It is bordered by Phumelela in the north, the Kingdom of Lesotho in the south, the KwaZulu-Natal Province in the east, and Dihlabeng in the west. It is one of the six municipalities that make up the district.
‚ÄÉMaluti-A-Phofung Municipality was established on 5 December 2000 in terms of the Provincial Gazette No. 14 of 28 February 2000, issued in terms of Section 21 of the Local Government Notice and Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998.

Area: 4 338km²

Cities/Towns: Harrismith, Kestell, Phuthaditjhaba

Main Economic Sectors: Social services / government (28%), agriculture (18%)

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