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North West Province

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*[[Magaliesberg]] mountain range - separating the west of the province from bustling [[Gauteng]]
* [[Southern (North West Province)]] including the Magaliesberg mountain range - separating the province from bustling [[Gauteng]]
* [[Bojanala]] in the north east of the province
* [[Central (North West Province)]]
* [[Bophirima]] in the west

Revision as of 10:59, 6 December 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.


North West


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



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 offers flights to Johannesburg.

Tha capital city of Mmabatho/Mafikeng has regular flights operated by South African Airways to Johannesburg.

By bus

Greyhound and Translux offer bus connections from other provinces.

Get around





Stay safe

Get out

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