|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Lazarus Mashaba|
|• Total||1,745 km2 (674 sq mi)|
|• Density||40/km2 (100/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||87.5%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
Umjindi was a local municipality of the Ehlanzeni District in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Barberton was the seat of the municipality. The municipality had a population of 53,744 according to the 2001 census.
The 2001 census divided the municipality into the following main places:
|Place||Code||Area (km2)||Population||Most spoken language|
|Bonanza Gold Mine||81602||5.99||1,340||Swazi|
|Remainder of the municipality||81606||1,699.91||17,721||Swazi|
The municipal council consists of eighteen members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Nine councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in nine wards, while the remaining nine are chosen from party lists so that the total number of party representatives is proportional to the number of votes received. In the election of 18 May 2011 the African National Congress (ANC) won a majority of fifteen seats on the council. The following table shows the results of the election.
This municipality was dissolved on 3 August 2016 and annexed by the Mbombela Local Municipality.