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Explore Acton Homes in South Africa

Acton Homes in the region of KwaZulu-Natal is a place in South Africa - some 214 mi or ( 344 km ) South of Pretoria , the country's capital city .

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Time in Acton Homes is now 08:36 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mokhotlong, Maseru, Butha-Buthe, Gaborone, and Sand River Valley. Since you are here already, consider visiting Mokhotlong . Where to go and what to see in Acton Homes ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Spion Kop

The Battle of Spion Kop (Dutch: Slag bij Spionkop; Afrikaans: Slag van Spioenkop) was fought about 38 km west-south-west of Ladysmith on the hilltop of Spioenkop along the Tugela River, Natal in South Africa from 23–24 January 1900. It was fought between the South African Republic and the Orange Free State on the one hand and British forces during the Second Boer War during the campaign to relieve Ladysmith and resulted in a British defeat.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -28.65 29.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: 1900 in South Africa, Battles of the Second Boer War, Conflicts in 1900, History of KwaZulu-Natal

Spion Kop Battlefield Memorials

The Spion Kop Battlefield, graves and memorials are maintained by Heritage KZN. The battlefield was proclaimed as a heritage landmark in 1978. The site is open to the public and an overview of the battle as well as a map of the battlefield in available at the entrance gate.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -28.65 29.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Second Boer War memorials

Spioenkop Dam

Spioenkop Dam' impounds the Tugela River in KwaZulu-Natal. It is located within a nature reserve by the same name. The dam was commissioned in 1973, has a capacity of 272,265 cubic metres, and a surface area of 15.314 square kilometres, the dam wall is 53 metres high. Spion Kop (hill) is located 2.5 km to the north of the dam.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -28.68 29.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in KwaZulu-Natal, Dams completed in 1972, Dams in South Africa, Tugela River

Battle of Vaal Krantz

The Battle of Vaal Krantz (5 February to 7 February 1900) was the third failed attempt by General Redvers Buller's British army to fight its way past Louis Botha's army of Boer irregulars and lift the Siege of Ladysmith. The battle occurred during the Second Boer War.

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Located at -28.67 29.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: 1900 in South Africa, Battles of the Second Boer War, Conflicts in 1900, History of KwaZulu-Natal, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own)

Bezuidenhouts Pass

Bezuidenhouts Pass is a mountain pass located in the northern part of KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa on the road between Harrismith and Bergville.

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Located at -28.55 29.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Mountain passes in KwaZulu-Natal, Mountain passes of South Africa