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Kingsley Destination Guide

Discover Kingsley in South Africa

Kingsley in the region of KwaZulu-Natal is a town located in South Africa - some 209 mi or ( 336 km ) South-East of Pretoria , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kingsley

Local time in Kingsley is now 07:15 PM (Monday) . 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: Mokhotlong, Maseru, Mbabane, Manzini, and Lobamba. When in this area, you might want to check out Mokhotlong . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kingsley ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Blood River Poort

In the Battle of Blood River Poort or Scheeper's Nek on 17 September 1901 a Boer commando led by Louis Botha crushed a British force commanded by Major Hubert Gough during the Second Boer War.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -27.77 30.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 1901 in South Africa, Battles of the Second Boer War, Conflicts in 1901

Battle of Blood River

The Battle of Blood River is the name given for the battle fought between 470 Voortrekkers led by Andries Pretorius, and an estimated 10,000–15,000 Zulu attackers on the bank of the Ncome River on 16 December 1838, in what is today KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Casualties amounted to three thousand of king Dingane's soldiers dead, including two Zulu princes competing with prince Mpande for the Zulu throne. Three Trekker commando members were lightly wounded, including Pretorius himself.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -28.11 30.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 1838 in South Africa, 19th century in Africa, Battles involving the Zulu, Conflicts in 1838, Great Trek, History of KwaZulu-Natal, Military history of South Africa