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Vryheid Destination Guide

Touring Vryheid in South Africa

Vryheid in the region of Free State is a city located in South Africa - some 320 mi or ( 515 km ) South of Pretoria , the country's capital city .

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Time in Vryheid is now 04:17 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Quthing, Qacha's Nek, Mohale's Hoek, Maseru, and Mafeteng. Being here already, consider visiting Quthing . Check out our recommendations for Vryheid ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 28 km away
Tags: 1899 in South Africa, Battles of the Second Boer War, Conflicts in 1899