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  • Umdloti

    Umdloti, (also known as Umdloti Beach), is a small resort town on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, South Africa that is situated at the mouth of the Mdloti River north of Durban and now forms part of eThekwini, the Greater Durban Metropolitan Municipa…

  • St. George's Grammar School (Cape Town)

    St. George's Grammar School is a private co-educational day school located in Mowbray, a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. It was historically the cathedral school attached to St. George's Cathedral, having been founded in 1848 by Robert Gray, the …

  • Smithfield, Free State

    Smithfield is a small town in the Free State province of South Africa. It was founded in 1848 when the then Cape Colony governor, Sir Harry Smith (1847–1852), required a settlement north of the Orange River.

  • Siyabuswa

    Siyabuswa is a town (also informally defined as a township) in the countryside of the South African province of Mpumalanga (a region formerly called Eastern Transvaal). During the apartheid era, Siyabuswa was the capital of the KwaNdebele Bantustan.…

  • Rondebosch Common

    Rondebosch Common is an open common of about 40 hectares (100 acres) in Rondebosch, Cape Town in South Africa. A common is defined as "A piece of open land for public use, esp.

  • Pongola River

    The Pongola or Phongolo River (Afrikaans: Pongolarivier) is a river in South Africa. It is a tributary of the Maputo River. It rises near Utrecht in northern KwaZulu-Natal, flows east through Pongola, is dammed at Pongolapoort, and crosses the Ubomb…

  • Piggs Peak

    Piggs Peak is a town in north western Swaziland. It was founded around gold prospecting in 1884, but its main industry is now forestry. The Phophonyane Falls lie near the town. Piggs Peak Casino takes its name from the area.

  • Phokeng

    Phokeng is a town in the North West province of South Africa. It is the capital of the Royal Bafokeng Nation and lies near Rustenburg.

  • Parkview, Gauteng

    Parkview is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It borders the suburb of Greenside and overlooks Zoo Lake, a park which lies on the opposite side of Jan Smuts Avenue from the Johannesburg Zoo. All of its streets are named after Irish counties. P…

  • Okiep

    Okiep is a small town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, and was in the 1870s ranked as having the richest copper mine in the world.

  • Ohrigstad

    Ohrigstad (Afrikaans for Ohrig city), formerly Andries Orieg Stad, is a small town to the north of Lydenburg in the Mpumalanga province, South Africa.

  • Norwood, Gauteng

    Norwood is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region 3 . It borders the suburbs of Orange Grove and Houghton. It is a garden suburb, with many of its homes dating back to the 1920s and 1930s. It is also one of the more popular …

  • Mtubatuba

    Mtubatuba is a small town north of Richards Bay close to the entrance of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park (previously Greater St Lucia Wetland Park) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

  • Monte Vista, Cape Town

    Monte Vista is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, whose name meaning 'Mountain View' is derived from the fact that Table Mountain is clearly visible from it. Bordered by Edgemead, Welgelegen, Plattekloof Glen, and Goodwood.

  • Midmar Dam

    Midmar Dam is a combined gravity & earth-fill type dam and recreation area located near Howick and Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Boating, swimming, waterskiing, picnicing, and fishing are popular pastimes at Midmar Dam. Each year, the Midmar Mile …

  • Melmoth, KwaZulu-Natal

    Melmoth is a small town situated in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The town was established in the Mthonjaneni district after the annexation of Zululand by the United Kingdom in 1887 and was named after Sir Melmoth Osborn. Large wattle plantations wer…

  • Mahwelereng

    Mahwelereng is a township in Limpopo Province, South Africa. It is about 2 km from Mokopane, formerly known as Potgietersrus. It was one of the creations of the South African Apartheid policies in the former homeland of Lebowa. Most of the original …

  • Loskop Dam

    Loskop Dam is a combined gravity & arch type dam located on the Olifants River, near Groblersdal, Mpumalanga, South Africa. It was established in 1939 and has been renovated in 1979. The dam is situated in the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve and it serves…

  • KwaMhlanga

    KwaMhlanga is a town in Mpumalanga, South Africa and is the spiritual home of the Ndebele tribe that settled here in the early 18th century.

  • Koppies

    Koppies is a small town (railway station) situated near the Renoster River in the Free State province of South Africa.

  • Kleinzee

    Kleinzee or Kleinsee is a small diamond mining town on the west coast of the Northern Cape province in South Africa, owned by De Beers.