Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality

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Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality
Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality Metropolitan Municipality
Map of the Free State with Mangaung highlighted (2016) .svg
Basic data
Country South Africa
province free State
Seat Bloemfontein
Residents 747,431 (October 2011)
key MAN
ISO 3166-2 ZA-FS
Website (English)
mayor Olly Mlamleli
Political party African National Congress

Coordinates: 29 ° 7 ′  S , 26 ° 13 ′  E

The Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality (short Mangaung ) is a Metropolitan Municipality in the South African province of Free State . In 2011, the year it was founded, the population was 747,431 on a total area of ​​6,284 km². The seat of the municipal administration is Bloemfontein . Mayor is Olly Mlamleli ( African National Congress ).

The community name is the Sesotho word for cheetah place .

2016 came Municipality Naledi and the place Soutpan from the community Masilonyana Local Municipality to Mangaung. Thus the area increased to over 9700 square kilometers. The population had increased in 2016 to 787,803 people in 265,561 households.

Cities and towns

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Description at (English), accessed on August 27, 2017
  2. Office of the Executive Mayor (accessed August 27, 2017)
  3. Meaning of the community names ( Memento from August 29, 2019 in the Internet Archive ) (English)
  4. Report ( memento from September 15, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) at from July 10, 2016 (English)
  5. ^ The Local Government Handbook: South Africa: Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality (MAN) . Portrait on (English)