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==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
 
*[[Sun City (South Africa)|Sun City]] - South Africa's Las Vegas, with casino, golf course and adventure area.
 
*[[Sun City (South Africa)|Sun City]] - South Africa's Las Vegas, with casino, golf course and adventure area.
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*[[Groot Marico]] - typical small farm village, famous for literature and ''Mampoer''
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===National parks===
 
*[[Pilanesberg National Park]] - small park, easy to reach from [[Johannesburg]]. Has the ''Big Five''
 
*[[Pilanesberg National Park]] - small park, easy to reach from [[Johannesburg]]. Has the ''Big Five''
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===Other nature reserves===
 
*[[Madike Game Reserve]] - in the north of the province
 
*[[Madike Game Reserve]] - in the north of the province
*[[Groot Marico]] - typical small farm village, famous for literature and ''Mampoer''
 
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==

Revision as of 21:22, 21 August 2007

The North-West Province, [1], provides a link between South Africa and Botswana. The province is the largest platinum production area in the world, and its Stelland area is the "Texas of South Africa" with some of the biggest cattle herds in the world.


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North West

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Other destinations

  • Sun City - South Africa's Las Vegas, with casino, golf course and adventure area.
  • Groot Marico - typical small farm village, famous for literature and Mampoer

National parks

Other nature reserves

Understand

Talk

Get in

By car

The N12 highway runs from Kimberley trough the eastern part of the province (Klerksdorp, Potchefstroom) to Johannesburg. The N14 from Upington joins the N12 in Wolmaranstaad. The N4 runs through the north of the province. It comes from Gaborone in Botswana, goes through Zeerust and Rustenburg and from there to the north of Pretoria.

By plane

The airport of Pilanesberg/Sun City is the only commercial in the province and offers flights to Johannesburg. Connections to Cape Town are planned.

By bus

Greyhound and Translux offer bus connections from other provinces.

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