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Putsies Destination Guide

Explore Putsies in South Africa

Putsies in the region of Northern Cape is a town in South Africa - some 522 mi or ( 841 km ) South-West of Pretoria , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Putsies is now 12:24 PM (Wednesday) . 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: Marchand, Alheit, and Keetmanshoop. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Marchand . Where to go and what to see in Putsies ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Christian Wilhelm Alheit

Christian Wilhelm Alheit also known as Christoph Wilhelm Alheit 13 November 1817 Mühlhausen, Thüringen - 21 March 1882 Steinthal, Tulbagh district, was a Rhenish missionary. Alheit arrived in South Africa in 1842 and worked at mission stations in Tulbagh (1842-7), Schietfontein (1847-64), Stellenbosch (1864-73) and Saron (1873-1882). Between 1864 and 1873 he was head of a boys' hostel in Stellenbosch where a third of the boys were the sons of Rhenish missionaries.

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Located at -28.75 20.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 1817 births, 1882 deaths, Christian missionaries in South Africa, German Christian missionaries