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

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

Last updated: February 13th, 2018
This is not the date of the source data, but rather when the map was last worked on. See data source below.

File size: 58.4MB (zip) or 25.1MB (7z)

Source: Municipal Demarcation Board (

Data obtained from source: January 11th, 2018

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