Langeberg Local Municipality (WC026)

Geography, History & Economy

Langeberg Local Municipality is part of Cape Winelands District Municipality.

MDB code: WC026

Description: The Langeberg Local Municipality (previously Breede River/Winelands Local Municipality) is a Category B municipality located within the Cape Winelands District Municipality in the Western Cape Province. 
 The municipality is bordered by Breede Valley in the north and west and by the Overberg District in the south and east. It is one of the five municipalities that make up the district, accounting for almost a quarter of its geographical area.

Area: 4 518km²

Cities/Towns: Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor, Montagu, Robertson

Main Economic Sectors: Wholesale and retail (18.7%), manufacturing (18.0%), finance, insurance, real estate and business services (16.9%), agriculture, forestry and fishing (14.1%), community, social and personal services (6.4%)