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SIYATHEMBA MUNICIPALITY
(SiyaThemba is a Xhosa word for “we believe”)

PO Box 16, Prieska, 8940 Victoria Street, Prieska, 8940 Tel: (053) 353 5300, Fax: (053) 353 1386,
E-mail: psk.muni@prieska.co.za

Towns within the municipal boundaries:

Brakbos, Brulpoort, Draghoender, Koegas, Marydale, Niekerkshoop, Prieska, Shamleys Farm, Uitvlug, Westerberg.

Municipal Demarcation Board Code: NC077

Location of Head Office: Prieska is 123 km north-west of Britstown (N10) abd 163 km north of Carnarvon (R386)

Municipal Area (km²): 8 251.41

Contributes to: Karoo District Municipality

Municipal Budget: 2003/2004 Operating =R1 211 668,00
2003/2004 Capital = R6 414 600,00

Population: Total 19 360 – African 2 716; Colored 14 382; Indian 23; White 2 086; Other 153

Number of Households: 4 542

Employment by Main Industries: Farming 1 974; Mining 29;

Manufacturing 79; Utilities 26; Construction 313; Trade 423; Transport 169; Business Services 124; Social Services 827

Educational Institutions: 12 Schools

Medical Facilities:

Bill Pickard Hospital, Martha Bishop Clinic, Marydale Clinic, Niekerkshoop Clinic, Prieska Clinic.

Police Stations: Marydale, Niekerkshoop, Prieska

Law Court: Prieska

Agricultural Activities: Sheep, wheat, maize, Lucerne, cotton, beans, vineyards and peanuts.

     
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