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Discover Carolina in South Africa

Carolina in the region of Mpumalanga is a place located in South Africa - some 122 mi or ( 196 km ) East of Pretoria , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Carolina

Local time in Carolina is now 04:16 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Maseru, Piggs Peak, Mbabane, Manzini, and Lobamba. When in this area, you might want to check out Maseru . We discovered 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 Carolina ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Best Photos near Mpumalanga, South Africa - Incl. Hippos Fighting, Sambane Lodge, Teel, Zebra

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tripwow.tripadvisor.com The best pictures of Mpumalanga taken by travel bloggers at TravelPod.com the web's premier travel blogging platform. Slideshow created at TripWow.com by TripAdvisor™. Top Pics ..

Blyde River Canyon - Mpumalanga, South Africa

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tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor™ company) Blyde River Canyon Mpumalanga The 33 km long spectacular gorge has an abundance of wildlife. Read more at ..


Mpumalanga, South Africa and surroundings traveler photos - TripAdvisor TripWow

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Leliefontein

The Battle of Leliefontein (also known as the Battle of Witkloof) was an engagement between Canadian/British and Boer forces during the Second Boer War on 7 November 1900, at the Komati River 30 kilometres south of Belfast at the present day Nooitgedacht Dam.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -25.97 30.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Battles involving Canada, Battles of the Second Boer War, Conflicts in 1900

Nooitgedacht Dam

Nooitgedacht Dam is an earth-fill type dam located on the Komati River in South Africa. It was established in 1962 and serves mainly for irrigation purposes as well as municipal and industrial use. The hazard potential of the dam has been ranked high (3).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -25.95 30.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Dams completed in 1962, Dams in South Africa

Mpumalanga

Mpumalanga Listen/əmˌpuːməˈlɑːŋɡə/ (name changed from Eastern Transvaal on 24 August 1995), is a province of South Africa. The name means east or literally "the place where the sun rises" in Swazi, Xhosa, Ndebele and Zulu. Mpumalanga lies in eastern South Africa, north of KwaZulu-Natal and bordering Swaziland and Mozambique. It constitutes 6.5% of South Africa's land area. In the north it borders on Limpopo, to the west Gauteng, to the southwest the Free State and to the south KwaZulu-Natal.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -26.00 30.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Mpumalanga, Provinces of South Africa, States and territories established in 1994

Piggs Peak

Piggs Peak is a town in north western Swaziland. It was founded around gold prospecting in 1884, but its main industry is now forestry. The Phophonyane Falls lie near the town. Piggs Peak Casino takes its name from the area. In 2001 the 115m high wall of the Maguga Dam was completed in the Komati River 12 km south of town at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:25|56|51.41|S|30|4|52.74|E|type:river | |name= }}. Piggs Peak is named after an early resident, William Pigg.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -25.95 30.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Populated places in Hhohho District

Komati Gorge

Komati Gorge is a river valley in the Mpumalanga Province in central South Africa, which features vertical sandstone cliffs that provide habitat for a wide diversity of wildlife. Komati Gorge is located near the communities of Carolina and Machadodorp. The Komati River flows through the gorge and provides riparian cover for many species of flora and fauna, including several endemic endangered species and big game animals.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -25.87 30.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
Tags: Canyons and gorges of South Africa, Geography of South Africa, Komati River

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Carolina