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Blaauwkrantz Destination Guide

Touring Blaauwkrantz in South Africa

Blaauwkrantz in the region of KwaZulu-Natal is a city located in South Africa - some 238 mi or ( 382 km ) South-East of Pretoria , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Blaauwkrantz

Time in Blaauwkrantz is now 04:22 PM (Friday) . 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: Qacha's Nek, Mokhotlong, Maseru, Pretoria, and Pietermaritzburg. Being here already, consider visiting Qacha's Nek . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Blaauwkrantz ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Hilltop Camp - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

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The Camp has spectacular views over the African Bushveld and is built into a forest, and as a result the wide variety of accommodation is well concealed. This video was produced by SmartGuide for thei ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Gerrit Maritz

Gert (Gerrit) Maritz (1798 – 23 September 1838) was a Voortrekker pioneer and leader. {{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}}{{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}}{{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}}

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Located at -28.85 29.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1798 births, 1838 deaths, Afrikaner people, Great Trek, History of KwaZulu-Natal, People from the Eastern Cape, South African people of Dutch descent, White South African people

Relief of Ladysmith

When the Second Boer War broke out on 11 October 1899, the Boers had a numeric superiority within Southern Africa. They quickly invaded the British territory and laid siege to Ladysmith, Kimberley and Mafeking. Britain meanwhile transported thousands of troops both from the United Kingdom itself and from elsewhere in the Empire and by the time the siege of Ladysmith had been lifted, had a huge numeric superiority.

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Located at -28.73 29.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Battle honours of the British Army, Battle honours of the King's Royal Rifle Corps, Battle honours of the Rifle Brigade, Battles of the Second Boer War, Conflicts in 1900, History of KwaZulu-Natal

Battle of Colenso

The Battle of Colenso was the third and final battle fought during the Black Week of the Second Boer War. It was fought between British and Boer forces from the independent South African Republic and Orange Free State in and around Colenso, Natal, South Africa on 15 December 1899. Inadequate preparation and reconnaissance, and uninspired leadership led to a heavy, and in some respects humiliating, British defeat.

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Located at -28.73 29.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 1899 in South Africa, Battles of the Second Boer War, Conflicts in 1899, History of KwaZulu-Natal, History of South Africa

Bloukrans River (KwaZulu-Natal)

The Bloukrans River (KwaZulu-Natal) originates in the Emangosini foothills of the Njesuthi Drakensberg, in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. It proceeds in a north-easterly direction, passing the village of Frere, until it joins the Tugela River. The river and its tributaries are mostly undammed, though limited irrigation occurs from its upper reaches. Its original Dutch name Blaauwekrans referred to bluish cliff faces present in the area.

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Located at -28.93 29.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Geography of KwaZulu-Natal, Rivers of South Africa

Imbabazane Local Municipality

Imbabazane Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Uthukela District of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Imbabazane is the name of an African tree.

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Located at -29.00 29.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Local Municipalities of Uthukela