Lesedi Local Municipality (GT423)
Geography, History and Economy
Lesedi Local Municipality is part of Sedibeng District Municipality.
MDB code: GT423
Description: The Lesedi Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the Sedibeng District in the Gauteng Province. It is one of three municipalities in the district, making up over a third of its geographical area.
It can be described primarily as a rural, agricultural area. It is situated approximately 56km south-east of Johannesburg and is traversed by two national roads (the N17 and the N3), which creates future economic development potential.
Devon/Impumelelo, situated on the eastern edge of the municipal area abutting the N17 freeway on the north, is a significant rural settlement, while Vischkuil/Endicott, lying east of Springs and abutting Provincial Route R29, is a smaller rural centre.
The major urban concentration is located in Heidelberg/Ratanda, situated along the N3 freeway where it intersects with Provincial Route R42, east of the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve.
Area: 1 484km²
Cities/Towns: Devon, Heidelberg, Nigel, Vischkuil
Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing (38.8%), community services (29.4%), financial services (18.6%)The information in this directory is compiled from various sources and is subject to continual change. If you notice any errors or omissions, contact us so that we may correct them.