Amatole District Municipality

Zamuni
code=DC12
location=Eastern Cape



area=1 664 259
seat=East London, South Africa
neighbours=
mayor=Sakhumzi Somyo
population=
population density=
habitations=
habitation density=
races=
languages=Xhosa, English, Afrikaans
website=http://www.amatoledm.gov.za/

Amatole is one of the 7 districts of Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The seat of Amatole is East London. The majority of its 1 664 259 people speak IsiXhosa (2001 Census). The district code is DC12.

Government

The current Executive Mayor of Amatole District Municipality is Sakhumzi Somyo, and the Municipal Manager is Xolela Msweli.

Geography

Neighbours

Amatole is surrounded by:
* Chris Hani (DC13) to the north
* OR Tambo (DC15) to the north-east
* the Indian Ocean to the south-east
* Cacadu (DC10) to west

Local municipalities

The district contains the following local municipalities:

Ethnic group

References

* [http://www.amatoledm.gov.za/ Amatole DM Official Website]
* [http://www.demarcation.org.za/ Municipal Demarcation Board]
* [http://www.statssa.gov.za/census01/html/default.asp Stats SA Census 2001 page]
* [http://www.elections.org.za/Elections2004_Static.asp Independent Electoral Commission 2004 election results]


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