Mangaung Local Municipality is situated in the Free State Province
of South Africa. From 2000, the Transitional Local Councils of
Bloemfontein, Thaba Nchu and Botshabelo as well as two rural councils
were merged to form the Mangaung Local Municipality.
is the sixth largest city in the country and covers about 6 300
square kilometers. It is home to almost 850 000 people - 23% of
the Free State's population. (source: Braby's
Free State Business Directory)
Bloemfontein Municipality's Fire Department was established in
1896 and the Thaba Nchu Fire Department in 1980 by the old Boputhatswana
Government. Botshabelo and the two rural councils had no
To view 2009 incident statistics, click here.