About Us


The Ditsobotla Local Municipality was established through the amalgamation of the former Lichtenburg, Coligny and Biesiesvlei Transitional Councils. Its head office is in Lichtenburg. 

Main industries

Agriculture; mining and quarrying; manufacturing; wholesale and retail trade; financial; insurance, real estate and business services.

Main attractions

  • Cultural, heritage and agricultural museums
  • The burning vlei is a unique vlei consisting of the thick layers of subterrranean peat that burnt for years, creating a rare natural phenomenon
  • The Lichtenburg Game Breeding Centre
  • Eufees and Duch Roode Dams, situated between the CBD and Burgersdorp
  • Molopo Oog/Wondergat  

Key facts and figures

Population: 200 141Major towns: Lichtenburg, ColignyRailways: Mafikeng–JohannesburgAirports: Lichtenburg Airfield, Mafikeng Airport

Key personnel

  • Hon Lesego  Holele, Mayor
  • Mr M.J. Molefe (Acting Municipal Manager)