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Explore Grootderm in South Africa

Grootderm in the region of Northern Cape is a place in South Africa - some 737 mi or ( 1186 km ) West of Pretoria , the country's capital city .

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Time in Grootderm is now 01:04 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Keetmanshoop, Zwartwater, Green Island, and Alexander Bay. Since you are here already, consider visiting Keetmanshoop . Where to go and what to see in Grootderm ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Oranjemund Airport

Oranjemund Airport is an airport serving Oranjemund, a town in the Karas Region of Namibia. The town and airport are located near the northern bank of the Orange River, which is the border between Namibia and South Africa.

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Located at -28.58 16.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Airports in Namibia, Buildings and structures in Karas Region

Oranjemund Constituency

Oranjemund is a constituency in the Karas Region of Namibia. It covers an area of 27,000 sqkm and has a population of 18,200 inhabitants. The main towns are the district capital Oranjemund and the mining town of Rosh Pinah, the constituency also contains the Sendelingsdrift border post. Economic activities concentrate on mining and tourism, the current unemployment rate is 48%.

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Located at -28.55 16.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Constituencies of Karas Region

Kudu Power Project

The Kudu Power Project is a project to increase power production in Namibia. The main elements of the project are development of the Kudu gas field and construction of an 800 MW combined cycle natural gas-fired power station at Oranjemund. When completed, the power station will feed Namibian and South African power grids. The project will be developed by NamPower, a national energy company of Namibia.

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Located at -28.55 16.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Karas Region, Natural gas-fired power stations in Namibia, Proposed natural gas-fired power stations

Orange River

The Orange River, Gariep River, Groote River or Senqu River is the longest river in South Africa. It rises in the Drakensberg mountains in Lesotho, flowing westwards through South Africa to the Atlantic Ocean. The river forms part of the international borders between South Africa and Namibia and between South Africa and Lesotho, as well as several provincial borders within South Africa. Except for Upington, Kimberly, and Aggeneys, it does not pass through any major cities.

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Located at -28.63 16.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Geography of Karas Region, Internal borders of South Africa, International rivers of Africa, Karoo, Lesotho–South Africa border, Namibia–South Africa border, Orange River, Redirects from misspellings, Rivers of Lesotho, Rivers of Namibia, Rivers of South Africa, Unprintworthy redirects, Vaal River