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Paddafontein Destination Guide

Delve into Paddafontein in South Africa

Paddafontein in the region of KwaZulu-Natal is located in South Africa - some 224 mi or ( 360 km ) South-East of Pretoria , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Paddafontein

Local time in Paddafontein is now 09:47 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Qacha's Nek, Mokhotlong, Maseru, Mbabane, and Manzini. While being here, you might want to check out Qacha's Nek . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Paddafontein ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Dundee-Umzinyathi District Municipality

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Umzinyathi District Municipality Custodians of History and Culture uMzinyathi means home of the buffalo. uMzinyathi District has a total area of 8 079 square kilometers and is located in the north cen ..

Battlefields Cycle Tour November 2012

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A group of friends cycling through some of the battlefields of KNZ, South Arica ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Rorke's Drift

The Battle of Rorke's Drift, also known as the Defence of Rorke's Drift, was a battle in the Anglo-Zulu War. The defence of the mission station of Rorke's Drift, under the command of Lieutenant John Chard of the Royal Engineers, immediately followed the British Army's defeat at the Battle of Isandlwana on 22 January 1879, and continued into the following day, 23 January.

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Located at -28.35 30.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 1879 in South Africa, Battles of the Anglo-Zulu War, Conflicts in 1879, History of KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal


The Oscarberg is the name given by Reverend Otto Witt to a large hill 350 yards to the southeast (and rear) of the two buildings which formed the station at the 1879 Battle of Rorke's Drift. The Zulus called the hill Shiyane, or "The Eyebrow.

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Located at -28.36 30.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Geography of KwaZulu-Natal, Hills of South Africa

Endoumeni Pass

Endoumeni Pass, Is situated in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa on the road between Dundee and Wasbank.

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Located at -28.23 30.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Mountain passes in KwaZulu-Natal, Mountain passes of South Africa

Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal

The coal mining town of Dundee is situated in a valley of the Biggarsberg mountains in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa . It is part of the Endumeni Municipality, Umzinyathi District. It is very rich in coal deposits. More populous than the town of Dundee itself is its adjacent township named Sibongile, orininally established by Peter Smith, with land contributed by his son in-law. This township is now being extended with many residing zones, e.g. Lindelani.

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Located at -28.17 30.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Boer Wars locations, Mining communities in South Africa, Populated places in the Umzinyathi District Municipality

Endumeni Local Municipality

Endumeni Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Umzinyathi District of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Endumeni is an isiZulu name meaning "a place of thunderstorm". The municipality shares its name with the Endumeni hill.

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Located at -28.17 30.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Local Municipalities of Umzinyathi