Joe Morolong Local Municipality (NC451)
Geography, History and Economy
Joe Morolong Local Municipality is part of John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality.
MDB code: NC451
Description: The Joe Morolong Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located in the Northern Cape Province within the John Taolo Gaetsewe District. It is the largest municipality of the three that make up the district, accounting for three quarters of its geographical area.
The area is mostly rural, with about 60% of it comprising virgin land surface. The village is situated approximately 24km north-east of Kuruman. Although unemployment is high, the municipality has a great deal of potential for developers, especially those interested in ecotourism and conservation.
Area: 20 180km²
Cities/Towns: Hotazel, Santoy, Van Zylsrus
Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, community servicesThe 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.