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Category: Maps -> South African data -> Administrative boundaries

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Description: Provincial and municipal boundaries from the Municipal Demarcation Board and "main places", "sub places" and wards from StatsSA.

Last updated: August 15th, 2021
This is not the date of the source data, but rather when the map was last worked on. See data source below.

File size: 115.7MB (zip) or 70.6MB (7z)

Source: Municipal Demarcation Board (

Data obtained from source: September 9th, 2021

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Download locations: ZIP (115.7MB) or 7z (70.6MB)
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