WELPUTSWA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY
Weleputswa District Municipality is situated in the north-western part of the Free State province and borders the North West province to the north, Fezile Dabi and Thabo Mofutsanyana to the north-east and east respectively, Mangaung and Xhariep to the south, and the Northern Cape province to the west. It is accessible from Johannesburg, Cape Town, Klerksdorp and Kimberley along the N1, one of the country’s main national roads.
The district has the second-largest area in the province with 24.3% of the area of the Free State. It consists of the following five local municipalities, with approximately 18 towns distributed throughout: Masilonyana, Tokologo, Tswelopele, Matjhabeng and Nala.