Thabazimbi (local municipality)

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Province : Limpopo
District Municipality : Waterberg

Arms of Thabazimbi (local municipality)

Official blazon


The sun symbolizes a brighter future for the municipality. The blue line represents the mountain ranges that create the spectacular scenic beauty that characterizes the plains of Thabazimbi and the Greater Waterberg area. It is also related to the name of the municipality,"Thaba" meaning mountain while "Zimbi" means iron.

The hut symbolizes the need for unity and encourages all people regardless of race, colour and creed to feel that the town is their home. The Hut also represents the cultural and traditional life of the people of Thabazimbi.

The iron symbol represents the mining activities in Thabazimbi which are one of the major economic mainstays of the town. The leopard head represents the collective strength and resolve of the people of Thabazimbi to build a prosperous town for all.

The wheel represents the strong agricultural pillar within the broader economic sector of Thabazimbi.

The cycad is a unique species found in Marakele National Park and surrounds that represents the booming tourism industry from which all the people in Thabazimbi should benefit. The leaves symbolizes the natural environment and scenic beauty of the area.

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