The West Rand District Municipality (WRDM) consists of three local municipalities namely: Mogale City, Merafong City, Rand West City (Randfontein and Westonaria). It is located on the South Western edge of Gauteng Province and it is home to the famous Cradle of the Humankind World Heritage Site. The West Rand Region is 4,095 km2 size of the land cover, and a population size of 848,597.
The West Rand District Municipality lies to the west of Johannesburg, about 50 minutes from OR Tambo International Airport. It borders the North West Province and accessibility is easy from all major Gauteng centres. This region is a great base from which to explore this fascinating and ancient part of South Africa.