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City Nelspruit

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Located in South Africa :: Mpumalanga :: Nelspruit
Category: Places :: City

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Description [ correction ]

Nelspruit is well known for the production of citrus fruits, hence is the home for the citrus headquarters. The development of the town began when President Paul Kruger built a railway line in 1891 from Komatipoort and Delagoa (Maputo) Bay and named a railway station Nelspruit. Timber production, cattle ranching and citrus fruits production, tobacco and pecan nuts are some of the major farming activities performed.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Mpumalanga, South Africa
Cellphone Reception : Good Main Cellular Network : CellC. Vodacom. MTN

Directions [ correction ]

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes   Police Telephone : +27(0)13 759 1008
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone : +27(0)13 759 0500
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone : +27(0)13 755 5000
Tourist Information : Yes   Tourist Information Telephone : +27(0)13 755 1988
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : All   Petrol Price Index : R14.16 (2014)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Type : All   Diesel Price Index : R13.98 (2014)
Towing Service : Yes   Towing Service Telephone: +27(0)13 753 2977
Facilities : Gas Refill, Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Facilities [ correction ]
Other Facilities : Auto Dealer. Auto Spares. Civic Centre. Library. School/s. Industrial sites. Casino. Theatre/Cinema. Camping/Safari Equipment Specialists. Fast Food. Government Services. Auto Glass Repair.

Activities [ correction ]
Quad Bikes, Hiking Trails, Mountain Biking, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Diving, Bird Watching
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Embassy number is only for the Mozambique Consulate no: +27(0)13 753 2089.

Hospital no. given for Medi-Clinic.

Riverside Panelbeaters also provide a tow in service: +27(0)13 752 4001.

The Kruger National Park Airport (25km or 30 minutes away) receives scheduled commercial flights, and the Nelspruit Airstrip does not. Car rental services are available at the Kruger national park airport.
Is a Railway Station.

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“Nelspruit, in the Crocodile River valley is the capital of Mpumalanga. It lies 330 km east of Johannesburg in the beautiful Lowveld of South Africa, The Lowveld National Botanical Garden Northwest of the town on the Crocodile river is worth a visit. Also see the crocodile farm in the same area.. The Kruger Park Malelane Gate (+27 (0)13 735 6152), is about 60 kilometres to the east but requires crossing the tollgate at Malelane (±R40). Phabeni Gate, near Hazyview, (+27 (0)13 735 589075) is about 75Km to the North.” - Chris Smit, 2009/12/12

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