[OSGeo Africa] South Africa Magesterial Districts

Hanlie Pretorius hanlie.pretorius at gmail.com
Tue Oct 31 00:18:47 PDT 2017

Hi Chris,

Thanks for the reply.

I don't know if they coincide with the police station boundaries.

Sounds like the Department of Justice has to make the call and I can't
get any information out of them.


> Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 08:54:21 +0200
> From: Chris Berens <chris at mapland.co.za>
> To: Africa local chapter discussions <africa at lists.osgeo.org>
> Subject: Re: [OSGeo Africa] South Africa Magesterial Districts
> Hi Hanlie,
> Who uses them?  I noticed that StatsSA didn't release them alongside other
> admins in the 2011 Census pack.  I have the set issued with Census 2001.
> But I would think that the courts would use a more updated caseload measure
> such as the ward boundaries as building blocks.
> Do the MDs tie into SAPS Station boundaries? These were available on SAPS
> website until quite recently. Shout if you need them.
> Best wishes,
> Chris

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