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City Polokwane (Pietersburg)

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Located in South Africa :: Limpopo :: Polokwane
Category: Places :: City

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Description [ correction ]

This is a peaceful yet modern city. Polokwane means 'Place of Safety', but was previously named Pietersburg. The town was founded in 1886 and named it Pietersburg in honour of Voortrekker leader Petrus Jacobus Joubert, and was also host to a concentration camp during the Anglo-Boer War.

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

Directions [ correction ]

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes   Police Telephone : +27(0)15 290 6577
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone : +27(0)15 295 2192
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone : +27(0)15 295 3551
Tourist Information : Yes   Tourist Information Telephone : +27(0)15 290 2010
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : All.   Petrol Price Index : R14.11 (2014)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Type : All.   Diesel Price Index : R13.43 (2014)
Towing Service : Yes   Towing Service Telephone: +27(0)15 293 0764
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 : Auto Dealer. Industrial Plant. Fire Brigade. Orthopaedic/Chiropractor. Fast Food. Specialist Mechanical Services. Refrigeration Services. Government Services. Abattoir.

Activities [ correction ]
Mountain Biking, Golf, Bird Watching
More Activities: Car/Bike/Go-Cart Racing.
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

There is no embassy here. (May-13). Hospital no. given for Unicare Private Hospital. (Mar-14).

 Travel Tip!

Farmer's Market held every last Saturday from 09:00-15:00.

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