Victor Khanye
Official seal of Victor Khanye
Location in Mpumalanga
Location in Mpumalanga
Coordinates: 26°10′S 28°45′E / 26.167°S 28.750°E / -26.167; 28.750
CountrySouth Africa
 • TypeMunicipal council
 • MayorVusi Buda
 • Total1,568 km2 (605 sq mi)
 • Total75,452
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African82.3%
 • Coloured1.1%
 • Indian/Asian0.3%
 • White16.0%
First languages (2011)
 • Zulu36.0%
 • Southern Ndebele25.4%
 • Afrikaans15.9%
 • Sotho3.9%
 • Other18.8%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Municipal codeMP311

Victor Khanye Municipality (Zulu: UMasipala iVictor Khanye; Southern Ndebele: UMasipaladi weVictor Khanye; Afrikaans: Victor Khanye Munisipaliteit), formerly Delmas Municipality, is a local municipality within the Nkangala District Municipality, in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. The seat is Delmas. The local municipality was one of the four to have passed the 2009-10 audit by the Auditor-General of South Africa, who deemed it to have a clean administration.[3]

Main places

The 2001 census divided the municipality into the following main places:[4]

Place Code Area (km2) Population Most spoken language
Botleng 80801 5.09 30,793 Zulu
Delmas 80805 13.41 3,496 Afrikaans
Eloff 80803 11.15 1,391 Afrikaans
Sundra 80804 71.38 3,252 Afrikaans
Remainder of the municipality 80802 1,466.21 17,275 Southern Ndebele


Main article: Victor Khanye Local Municipality elections

The municipal council consists of seventeen members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Nine councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in nine wards, while the remaining eight 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 1 November 2021 the African National Congress (ANC) won a majority of nine seats on the council.

The following table shows the results of the election.[5]

African National Congress8,99751.2889,43753.3219
African Voice Progressive Party3,26818.6303,26418.4433
Democratic Alliance2,82316.0912,81415.9023
Economic Freedom Fighters1,0636.0601,1306.3811
Freedom Front Plus7544.3007444.2011
Independent candidates3962.2600
2 other parties2431.3903101.7500
Valid votes17,54498.2117,69998.31
Invalid/blank votes3191.793041.69
Total votes17,863100.0018,003100.00
Registered voters/turnout34,54851.7034,54852.11


  1. ^ "Contact list: Executive Mayors". Government Communication & Information System. Archived from the original on 14 July 2010. Retrieved 22 February 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Statistics by place". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Auditor-General urges South Africa's mayors to lead the drive towards clean administration by 2014". Archived from the original on 2012-02-23. Retrieved 2017-08-08.
  4. ^ Lookup Tables - Statistics South Africa[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Election Result Table for LGE2021 — Victor Khanye". Retrieved 2022-06-25.