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Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality (South Africa)

Limpopo Province

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Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality

The Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality is located in the Mopani District Municipality of Limpopo Province.  The administrative centre of the municipality is located in Tzaneen, the second largest urban centre in Limpopo. 

A municipal flag was registered with the South African Bureau of Heraldry on 25 March 2011 with the following description: "A rectangular flag, proportion 2:3, in the hoist fesswise embowed of white, charged in base with two wavy blue bars there upon an ethnically embellished corn stamping log and stamper of natural colours; on a yellow chief three green fir trees; issuant from the corners of the hoist towards the fly, a chevron conjoined to the edge of the fly, per chevron of four bands of black, yellow, green, and white each one tenth of the height of the flag, the remainder of the fly in chief red and in base blue."

The lush, high fertile location of the area can be seen in the symbolism of the flag which highlights the agricultural base of the local economy, particularly forestry.  The chevrons allude to socio-economic development and are in the national colours.
Bruce Berry, 09 Aug 2015