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Town Rustenburg

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Located in South Africa :: North West :: Rustenburg
Category: Places :: Town

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Description [ correction ]

Rustenburg is often referred to as the 'Platinum City', due to the two large platinum mines found outside the city. Its name however means 'town of rest', and was founded in 1851 by the Voortrekkers after their defeat of the Matabele warrior, Mzilikazi. Recently, a local tribe known as the Royal Bafokeng have successfully reclaimed land situated on the mineral-rich Merensky Reef, and brought the town the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace. The town's streets are lined with Jacaranda trees.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : North West, South Africa
Cellphone Reception : Good Main Cellular Network : All major networks.

Directions [ correction ]

Not available

Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes   Police Telephone : +27(0)14 590 4127
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone : +27(0)14 568 4399
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone : +27(0)14 523 5100
Tourist Information : Yes   Tourist Information Telephone : +27(0)73 718 3985
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : All.   Petrol Price Index : R14.02 (2014)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Type : All.   Diesel Price Index : R12.80 (2014)
Towing Service : Yes   Towing Service Telephone: +27(0)14 594 1927
Facilities : Gas Refill, Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Airstrip, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Facilities [ correction ]
Other Facilities : Sportgrounds/Showgrounds. Carwash. Civic Centre. Court. Government Services. School/s. Mine/Quarry. Fire Brigade. Medical Centre. Fast Food. Auto Dealer/s.

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Picnics, Hiking Trails, Golf, Bird Watching
More Activities: 4x4.
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Hospital no. given for Medi-Care Private Hospital. Doctor no. given for MediCross Practice. Towing no. for Prestige Panelbeater & Breakdown Service. Hospital no. for Serncrest Hospital. Taxi/Shuttle Services. Railway station available.


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