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Accommodation Potgietersrus – Potgietersrus Accommodation

Find accommodation in the most popular places to stay in Potgietersrus in the Limpopo Province of South Africa.  Accommodation Africa South will soon provide you with a list of all the best destinations, things to do and see whether you are looking for a ‘naughty’ weekend away from the kids, an adventure, vacation or holiday accommodation or somewhere to stay because you are a travelling salesman, contractor or other profession that involves a lot of travelling and staying away from home.  We also plan to have venues and places where you can have conferences, conventions, expos,  special events like weddings, birthday parties, art, craft, and other exhibitions, as well as farmers or christmas markets and agricultural and other shows.  We also have a calendar of events in the Limpopo and other places in South Africa if you wish to see whats on.

Potgietersrus has been renamed to Mokopane. The closest city is Pietersburg or Polokwane as it is now known. Settlements and town in the vicinity are as follows; Roedtan, Chuniespoort, Zebediela, Zeekoegat, Naboomspruit with the new name Mookgaphong with Marble Hall and Nylstroom that is now called Modimolle, a little further.

Check the linked establishments for their brochure page with amenities, facilities, website, contact information, and other details.

See below the table for more about Potgietersrus, its vicinity and neighboring areas. Below the table is a bit of history, emergency and other numbers, attractions in the area, what to do and see in and around Potgietersrus, and links to find out more.

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About Potgietersrus

Afrikaans name means ‘Potgieters’ rest’ Potgietersrus falls under the Waterberg  district municipality and Mogalakwena local municipality.

The area is mostly Bushveld with many aloes that bloom in June July, and acacia trees. It is the richest agricultural area producing wheat, tobacco, corn , beef, maize, peanuts, dairy, and citrus. Mining also adds to the bottom line; platinum, diamonds,  and granite.

Potgietersrus is predominantly home to Ndebele speaking people. Other languages spoken here are Afrikaans, English, Northern sotho, and  xiTsonga with four kingdoms in the area  area Kekana (Moshate), Langa (Mapela), Lebelo (Garasvlei) and Langa (Bakenburg)

Potgietersrus History

Potgietersrus is named after Piet Potgieter and then changed to Makopane in honor of King Mgombane Kekana who ruled the land when he was overthrown and killed by the Voortrekkers.

The Makapansgat caves just outside Potgietersrus have remains of homo habilis, and of Australopethicus africanus.

Attractions in and around Potgietersrus

Makapansgat Caves, Arend Dieperink Museumm  that shows the  history of this area from ape-man at Makapansgat to homo sapiens sapiens; San bushmen cave art and rock paintings, to Anglo Boer war, and  now.
In the township Mahwelereng ther eis a comunity upliftment programme and where traditional lifestyles can be observed.
Outdoor activities include hiking, camping, 4×4 and off-road cycling tracks, angling, fishing, game viewing, and  bird watching.

Events in Potgietersrus

What’s on in Potgietersrus

External Links

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Helpful numbers for Potgietersrus

Emergency Services

Local Number enquiries 1023
International Enquiries 903
Time 1026
Tourism Info and Safety Line             083 123 2345
Police 10111
Ambulance 10117
SA Weather Service 82 162

American Express             +27 (0)11 359 0111
Diners Club             +27 (0)11 358 8400
Mastercard International (TF)             0800 990418
VISA International (TF)             0800 990475
Thomas Cook – Rennies (TF)             0800 998175
Europ Assistance             +27 (0)11 359 5000
Medical Rescue International             +27 (0)11 242 0242
SA National Parks Board             +27 (0)12 428 9111
Limpopo Parks & Tourism Board

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