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Plooysburg

Plooysburg
Plooysburg
Plooysburg
Plooysburg is located in Northern Cape
Plooysburg
Plooysburg
Plooysburg is located in South Africa
Plooysburg
Plooysburg
Coordinates: 29°01′S 24°14′E / 29.017°S 24.233°E / -29.017; 24.233
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceNorthern Cape
DistrictPixley ka Seme
MunicipalitySiyancuma
Population
 • Total594
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
8350
Area code053

Plooysburg is a small town about 70 km west of Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa. It is situated close to the Riet River. With a church, school, police station and shop it serves a local farming and farm-worker community. Nearby is the rock art site of Driekops Eiland, and the Mokala National Park.[2]

References

  1. ^ Water Services National Information System - Community Report
  2. ^ Morris, D. 2002. Driekopseiland and 'the rain's magic power': landscape and history in a new interpretation of a Northern Cape rock engraving site. MA dissertation, Dept Anthropology and Sociology, University of the Western Cape