Overberg District Municipality

Overberg District Municipality
Overberg Distriksmunisipaliteit
UMasipala weSithili sase-Overberg
—  District municipality  —
The Overberg District Municipality is located in the southern part of the Western Cape province, to the south-east of Cape Town.
Location in the Western Cape
Local municipalities within the Overberg
Coordinates (Municipal Offices, Bredasdorp): 34°31′56″S 20°2′28″E / 34.53222°S 20.04111°E / -34.53222; 20.04111Coordinates: 34°31′56″S 20°2′28″E / 34.53222°S 20.04111°E / -34.53222; 20.04111
Country  South Africa
Province Western Cape
Seat Bredasdorp
Local municipalities
 - Type Municipal council
 - Mayor Nicolette Guthrie-Botha (DA)
 - Deputy Mayor Percival Jones (NPP)
 - Total 11,391 km2 (4,398.1 sq mi)
Population [2]
 - Total 212,787
 - Density 18.7/km2 (48.4/sq mi)
 - Households 60,056
Population groups[3]
 - Coloured 59.63%
 - White 20.09%
 - Black African 19.99%
 - Indian or Asian 0.29%
 - Afrikaans 76.49%
 - Xhosa 16.01%
 - English 5.27%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Municipal code DC3
Website www.odm.org.za

The Overberg District Municipality is a district municipality located in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Its municipality code is DC3.



Adjacent municipalities

Local municipalities

The Overberg DM contains the following local municipalities:

Name Code Population (2007) Area (km2) Density (people/km2)
Theewaterskloof Local Municipality WC031 86,719 3,248 26.7
Overstrand Local Municipality WC032 74,547 1,707 43.7
Cape Agulhas Local Municipality WC033 28,688 3,437 8.3
Swellendam Local Municipality WC034 22,833 2,999 7.6
Total 212,787 11,391 18.7



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