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Paardekraal Destination Guide

Explore Paardekraal in South Africa

Paardekraal in the region of Free State is a town in South Africa - some 295 mi or ( 475 km ) South of Pretoria , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Paardekraal is now 05:23 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Quthing, Qacha's Nek, Maseru, Mafeteng, and Hlotse. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Quthing . Where to go and what to see in Paardekraal ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Caledon Nature Reserve

Caledon Nature Reserve is situated on the Caledon River in the Free State, South Africa, and is about 2300 ha in size. The park is close to the Lesotho border. Wepener (also close to the border) is its closest town.

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Located at -29.91 26.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Nature reserves in South Africa, Protected areas of the Free State (South African province)

Knellpoort Dam

Knellpoort Dam is a combined gravity & arch type dam located on the Riet Spruit, near Wepener, Free State, South Africa. It was established in 1989. Due to siltation, the storage capacity of the Welbedacht Dam reduced rapidly from the original 115 million m³ to approximately 16 million m³ during the twenty years since completion.

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Located at -29.78 26.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Dams completed in 1988, Dams in South Africa

Battle of Belmont (1899)

The Battle of Belmont is the name of an engagement of the Second Boer War near the town of Belmont, 23 November 1899, where the British under Lord Methuen assaulted a Boer position on a kopje. Lord Methuen’s task with his division was to force his way north up the railway to raise the Boer siege of Cecil Rhodes’s diamond town, Kimberley.

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Located at -30.02 26.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: 1899 in South Africa, Battles of the Second Boer War, Conflicts in 1899