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Paardeplass Destination Guide

Discover Paardeplass in South Africa

Paardeplass in the region of Free State is a town located in South Africa - some 362 mi or ( 582 km ) South-West of Pretoria , the country's capital .

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Local time in Paardeplass is now 07:26 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Quthing, Qacha's Nek, Mohale's Hoek, Maseru, and Mafeteng. When in this area, you might want to check out Quthing . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Paardeplass ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Gariep Dam

Gariep Dam is a dam in South Africa, near the town of Norvalspont, Free State province, South Africa. Its primary purpose is for irrigation, domestic and industrial use as well as for power generation.

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Located at -30.62 25.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Dams completed in 1971, Dams in South Africa, Hydroelectric power stations in South Africa, Orange River

Orange–Fish River Tunnel

The Orange–Fish Tunnel is an 82.8 km irrigation tunnel in South Africa which diverts water from the Orange River under the Suurberg mountain plateau to the Great Fish River and the semi-arid areas of Eastern Cape province. Its inlet tower (at 30°41'26.00"S 25°45'46.78"E) takes water from the Gariep Dam at Oviston: the name Oviston is an acronym based on the Afrikaans Oranje-VISrivier TONnel.

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Located at -30.69 25.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in South Africa, Great Fish River, Orange River, Tunnels completed in 1975, Tunnels in South Africa, Water tunnels