Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality (DC38)
Geography, History and Economy
Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality comprises:
- Ditsobotla Local Municipality
- Mahikeng Local Municipality
- Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality
- Ratlou Local Municipality
- Tswaing Local Municipality
MDB code: DC38
Description: The Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality is a Category C municipality and one of four district municipalities in the North West Province. It is situated centrally within the province and shares an international border with Botswana. It is comprised of five local municipalities: Mahikeng, Ratlou, Ramotshere Moiloa, Ditsobotla and Tswaing.
The district is home to Mahikeng (previously Mafikeng), the capital of the province. Aptly named, the capital is nicknamed ‘The City of Goodwill', which is also the city's slogan. It is a rapidly growing, modern, residential, administrative and commercial town, which contrasts with its fascinating history.
Area: 28 114km²
Cities/Towns: Biesiesvlei, Coligny, Delareyville, Disaneng, Groot Marico, Kraaipan, Lichtenburg, Madibogo, Mahikeng, Mmabatho, Ottosdal, Ottoshoop, Sannieshof, Setlagole, Zeerust
Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism, miningThe 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.