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  • Limpopo

    Lephalale

    With its hot summer days, mild winter months and abundant game and bird life, the tranquil town of Lephalale in the Limpopo Province of South Africa is a popular holiday destination, especially for nature lovers. Lephalale, often still referred to by its previous name of Ellisras, is located west of the Mogol River and north of the picturesque Waterberg Range and is surrounded by bushveld ...

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    Modimolle

    Located near the southern edge of the Waterberg Massif in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, the town of Modimolle (formerly known as Nylstroom) serves as the commercial and tourism center of the picturesque Waterberg Region. The bushveld terrain of Modimolle is characterized by well-grassed plains with scattered clusters of trees and shrubs, making it perfect for game viewing. Visitors ...

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    Tzaneen

    Located in the Mopani district of the Limpopo Province of South Africa, the picturesque town of Tzaneen is a sub-tropical paradise, boasting a kaleidoscope of indigenous and exotic plants. The town is surrounded by flourishing farmlands producing macadamia nuts, avocados, paw-paws, citrus fruit, mangoes, litchis, bananas, coffee, tea, cotton and a wide variety of vegetables, with the nearby ...

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    Hoedspruit

    The picturesque little bushveld town of Hoedspruit in the Limpopo Province of South Africa was established by pioneer settlers, receiving its name (literally translated as “hat creek”) when one of those intrepid early adventurers tossed his hat into the river (now known as the Sandspruit River) and declared that he had traveled far enough, this is where he would stay. Certainly, many ...

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    Vaalwater

    The Mokolo River in South Africa’s Limpopo Province is home to a quaint little town with the name of Vaalwater. Mostly used as a destination to pass through on the way to the neighboring country of Botswana or to the Waterberg Massif, Vaalwater has become more than just a stopover that has banks, fuel and a post office; it has developed into a tourist destination. As visitors began to ...

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    Musina

    The town of Musina, in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, is the country’s northernmost town and the closest to the Limpopo River border of neighboring Zimbabwe. The town owes its existence to the region’s abundant mineral wealth, which includes iron ore, graphite, coal, magnetite, diamonds, asbestos and, most notably, copper.

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    Makhado

    There has been some controversy regarding the name of the town of Makhado, formerly known as Louis Trichardt, but whatever you choose to call it there is no denying that this delightful town in the Limpopo Province of South Africa has plenty to offer visitors. Lying at the foot of the Soutpansberg Mountain Range and surrounded by fertile farming area, Makhado with its tree-lined avenues and ...

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    Bela Bela

    Approximately a hundred kilometers from Johannesburg, is a majestic town that lies nestled in the Limpopo Province. It is where most people in South Africa would rather live, due to its beautiful surroundings and great natural features; it is the town of Bela-Bela. With ample wildlife, sporting activities and of course the hot springs, Bela-Bela has become a popular vacation destination for ...

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    Thabazimbi

    Located in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, the town of Thabazimbi lies at the foot of the Ysterberg mountains, surrounded by rugged bushveld terrain which supports large numbers of a wide variety of wildlife. With the busy city of Pretoria a mere 190 kilometers southeast of Thabazimbi, it is a popular weekend getaway for work-weary city dwellers and there are plenty of game farms, bush ...

  • Phalaborwa

    Mining

    The Palabora Mining Company is located in the town of Phalaborwa, and was incorporated in August 1956. Being the only producer of refined copper in South Africa, the company’s copper ore-body started in 1956, and the open pit copper mine and associated plants commenced during the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s. The Palabora Mining Company’s processing plants produced over 2.7 ...