[<< wikipedia] Xhariep District Municipality
Xhariep is one of the 5 districts of Free State province of South Africa. The seat of Xhariep is Trompsburg. The largest language group is Sotho who make up 45.3% of the total population of 146,259 (2011 Census). The district code is DC16.


== Geography ==


=== Neighbours ===
Xhariep is surrounded by:

Lejweleputswa to the north (DC18)
Mangaung Metro to the north-east
The kingdom of Lesotho to the east
Joe Gqabi District in Eastern Cape to the south (DC14)
Pixley ka Seme in Northern Cape to the west (DC7)
Frances Baard in Northern Cape to the north-west (DC9)


=== Local municipalities ===
The district contains the following local municipalities:


== Demographics ==
The following statistics are from the 2011 census.


=== Gender ===


=== Ethnic groups ===


=== Age ===


== Politics ==


=== Election results ===
Election results for Xhariep in the South African general election, 2004. 

Population 18 and over: 82 604 [61.07% of total population]
Total votes: 43 082 [31.85% of total population]
Voting % estimate: 52.15% votes as a % of population 18 and over


== References ==


== External links ==
Xhariep DM Official Website