Khai-Ma Local Municipality (NC067)
Geography, History & Economy
Khai-Ma Local Municipality is part of Namakwa District Municipality.
MDB code: NC067
Description: The Khai-Ma Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Namakwa District in the Northern Cape Province. It is one of the six municipalities that make up the district, accounting for 12% of its geographical area. It was established in terms of section of Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998. The municipality is situated between 29°08’08,7S and 19°23’27,1E.
The seat, Pofadder, is situated about 220km west of Upington and 165km east of Springbok. Farming settlements are: Dwagga Soutpan, Vrugbaar, Raap-en-Skraap and Klein Pella.
Area: 15 715km²
Cities/Towns: Aggeneys, Pella, Pofadder
Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture; mining; tourism; community, social and personal 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.