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Touring De Beers Farm in South Africa

De Beers Farm in the region of Northern Cape is a city located in South Africa - some 302 mi or ( 486 km ) South-West of Pretoria , the country's capital city .

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Time in De Beers Farm is now 03:29 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: Maseru, Kanye, Pretoria, Mon Repos, and Koppies Dam. Being here already, consider visiting Maseru . 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 De Beers Farm ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

South Africa 34: The Big Hole (Kimberley)

4:02 min by Yaiyasmin
Views: 45552 Rating: 4.05

It's a few hours' drive from Johannesburg. A diamond mine with a museum and 19th century town. My facebook: www.facebook.com My twitter: twitter.com ..

South Africa 33: Cribzzz in Kimberley

3:36 min by Yaiyasmin
Views: 16840 Rating: 4.46

A nonsense video in Kimberley of me making fun of Cribz (all improvised) :P It's the house we lived in for a couple of nights during our stay there. It's not my house! Just rented it. Soon a video com ..


Plainsgame Hunting South Africa

6:03 min by LHsafaris
Views: 12998 Rating: 3.55

Lew Harris Safaris presents Plainsgame Hunting in Africa Zulu Trophy Elephant Trophy Lion Trophy Buffalo Trophy Cape Buffalo Trophy Hippo Trophy Crocodile Trophy Leopard Trophy Rhino Trophy White Rhin ..

Class 34-000s on the Shosholoza Meyl

1:37 min by PrentonPimp
Views: 4293 Rating: 5.00

The twice weekly Cape Town - Durban Shosholoza Meyl changes loco 3 times on it's journey. 3kv dc for 25kv ac at Beaufort West, then to diesel at Kimberley, and finally back to 3kv dc at Bloemfontein. ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Magersfontein

The Magersfontein /ˈmɑːxərsfɒnteɪn/ battlefield is a site of the Battle of Magersfontein (December 1899), part of the Second Boer War in South Africa. The battlefield is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:28|57|15|S|24|43|51.78|E|type:landmark |primary |name= }} south of Kimberley, Northern Cape Province, South Africa and can be reached either via the airport road (31.5 km), or by national road via the Modder River (47.5 km).

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Located at -28.95 24.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Boer Wars locations, Geography of South Africa, Karoo, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Military and war museums in South Africa, Museums in the Northern Cape

Battle of Magersfontein

The Battle of Magersfontein was fought on 11 December 1899, at Magersfontein near Kimberley on the borders of the Cape Colony and the independent republic of the Orange Free State. British forces under Lieutenant General Lord Methuen were advancing north along the railway line from the Cape in order to relieve the Siege of Kimberley, but their path was blocked at Magersfontein by a Boer force that was entrenched in the surrounding hills.

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Located at -28.97 24.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: 1899 in South Africa, Battles involving South Africa, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the Second Boer War, Conflicts in 1899, Karoo, Kimberley, Northern Cape

Hoffe Park Stadium

Hoffe Park Stadium, also known by is sponsored branding name, GWK Park, is a multi-purpose stadium in Kimberley, South Africa. It is part of a larger multi-sport complex known as Hoffe Park. It is currently used mostly for rugby union matches and is the home stadium of the GWK Griquas who compete in the Currie Cup and the part time home of the Central Cheetahs of Super Rugby. The stadium has a capacity of 18,000 spectators.

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Located at -28.75 24.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Multi-purpose stadiums in South Africa, Rugby union stadiums in South Africa

HTS Kimberley

HTS Kimberley is an Hogere technische school in Kimberley, South Africa. An HTS is similar to a high school, in Dutch countries they serve as the education level just below university. The English name is 'THS' (Technical High School) Kimberley.

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Located at -28.75 24.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Kimberley, Northern Cape, Schools in the Northern Cape

Long Cecil

Long Cecil is a unique one-off gun, designed by George Labram, a United States citizen, and built in the workshops of the De Beers mining company in Kimberley for use by the British during the Siege of Kimberley in the Second Boer War. In 1902, during Cecil Rhodes' funeral procession in Cape Town, his coffin was carried on top of the Long Cecil carriage. Today the gun is located on the stylobate of the Honoured Dead Memorial in Kimberley.

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Located at -28.75 24.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 1900 in South Africa, Artillery of the United Kingdom, De Beers, Howitzers, Kimberley, Northern Cape