Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality (formerly Bophirima District Municipality[4]) is one of the 4 districts of North West province of South Africa. The seat of Mompati District is Vryburg. The majority of its 439 637 people speak Setswana (2001 Census). The district code is DC39. It is South Africa’s largest beef producing district, with Hereford cattle the most popular. It is sometimes called “the Texas of South Africa”. Maize and peanuts are important crops produced in the district. The district was renamed after the mayor of Vryburg.