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Thornville Destination Guide

Explore Thornville in South Africa

Thornville in the region of KwaZulu-Natal is a town in South Africa - some 307 mi or ( 494 km ) South-East of Pretoria , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Thornville is now 12:28 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Qacha's Nek, Mokhotlong, Maseru, Mbabane, and Surats. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Qacha's Nek . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Thornville ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Comrades Marathon 72km

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Comrades Marathon 70km

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Comrades Marathon 68km

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Giraffe Fight.m4v

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On a recent trip to a local game reserve near Pietermaritzburg, we came across these two giraffes having it out with each other. The confrontation continued for several minutes. Videographer: Mark Mar ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Polly Shortts

Polly Shortts is a hill on the outskirts of Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Polly Shortts is named after a farmer who lived nearby, and whose help was often sought when after heavy rain, the road up the hill became muddy and impassable. Polly Shortts is now famous because it is located on the route of the famous 90 km ultramarathon, the Comrades Marathon.

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Located at -29.66 30.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Geography of KwaZulu-Natal, Geography of South Africa

Pietermaritzburg Airport

Pietermaritzburg Airport is an airport, also known as ORIBI Airport, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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Located at -29.65 30.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Airports in South Africa, Buildings and structures in Pietermaritzburg, Transport in KwaZulu-Natal

Edendale Hospital

Edendale Hospital, established in 1954, is a 900-bed regional and district hospital in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), South Africa, operated by the KZN Department of Health. Edendale is a teaching hospital — a satellite campus for the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine (since 2000). It forms part of the Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Hospital Complex which includes Grey's Hospital.

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Located at -29.65 30.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Pietermaritzburg, Hospitals established in 1954, Hospitals in South Africa

Pietermaritzburg Italian P.O.W. Church

The Pietermaritzburg Italian P.O.W. Church is a provincial heritage site in Pietermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. In 1977 it was described in the Government Gazette as The church was erected in 1944 by Italian prisoners of war of Camp 4, situated in the outskirts of Pietermaritzburg, and is still used by the Italian community. It is closely associated with the history of the Italian community in South Africa.

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Located at -29.64 30.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Pietermaritzburg, Churches in South Africa, Italian diaspora, Italian prisoners of war, Roman Catholic churches in South Africa

University of KwaZulu-Natal Botanical Garden

The University of KwaZulu-Natal Botanical Garden located in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal was established in 1983. Although the Garden was established to support research and conservation of indigenous plants, the Garden is open to the public.

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Located at -29.63 30.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Botanical gardens in South Africa