The Kopanong Local Municipalityis situated in southern Free State. It has the largest surface area of the three local municipalities in the Xhariep district, covering 15 190 km2.
The nine towns situated in Kopanong are Trompsburg(municipal head office), Gariep Dam, Springfontein, Bethulie, Philippolis, Jagersfontein, Fauresmith, Edenburg and Reddersburg.
Kopanong has an immense potential for tourism. The largest dam in South Africa, the Gariep Dam, is situated at the southern border of the region. The potential of this huge water body for tourism is endless.
It is ideal for water sport such as sailing, windsurfing, fishing, etc. It is also the venue of the Gariep 500 rubberduck race, which is the longest inland rubber-duck race in the world, and the Gariep Water Sport Festival.read more »
The Mohokare Local Municipality, in the Xhariep District is situated in the south-eastern Free State. The district has three local municipalities. The towns in the Mohokare municipal area are Zastron, Smithfield and Rouxville.read more »
Matjhabeng Local Municipality is one of the local municipalities under Lejweleputswa District in the Free State province and is one of five local municipalities.The major cities are Allanridge, Hennenman, Odendaalsrus, Ventersburg, Virginia and Welkom.(http://www.localgovernment.co.za/south-africa/local-municipality/44/matjhabeng-local-municipality)read more »
Ngwathe Local Municipalityis situated in the northern part of the FezileDabi District Municipality, in the northern part of the Free State Province. It is composed of 5 towns, namely: Parys, Vredefort, Heilbron,Koppiesand Edenville townareas as well as the rural areas as demarcated by the Demarcation Board of South Africa and is further divided into 19 wards.read more »
The Mafube Local Municipality is one of the local municipalities found within the Fezile Dabi District Municipality. The municipality was established in terms of section 12 of the Municipal Structures Act, 1998, following the local government elections of 2000.
The municipality is made up of four towns, namely Frankfort, Villiers, Cornelia and Tweeling. Frankfort serves as a home for the headquarters of the municipality.read more »