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Vryheid is a coal mining and cattle ranching town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Vryheid is Afrikaans for "freedom" or "liberty". Coal Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. ... Binomial name Bos taurus Linnaeus, 1758 Cattle are domesticated ungulates, a member of the subfamily Bovinae of the family Bovidae. ... KwaZulu-Natal (often referred to as KZN) is a province of South Africa. ... The Republic of South Africa is a large republic located at the southern tip of the continent. ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ...

After British and Boer mercenaries had helped Dinizulu defeat his rival Usibepu for succession of the Zulu throne, land and farming rights were granted along the banks of the Mfolozi River. On August 5, 1884 the mercenaries formed the Niewe Republiek (New Republick) with the capital Vryheid. At the end of the Boer War the republic was absorbed into Natal. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe, and member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the G8, the European Union, and NATO. Usually known simply as the United Kingdom, the UK, or (inaccurately) as Great Britain or Britain, the UK has four constituent... Afrikaners (sometimes known as Boers) are white South Africans, predominantly of Calvinist German, French Huguenot, Friesian and Walloons descent who speak Afrikaans. ... Dinizulu kaCetshwayo (1868-1913) was the king of the Zulu nation from 20 May 1884 until his death in 1913. ... Usibepu (Zibhebhu) kaMaphitha (1841 - 1904) was a Zulu chief 1883-1884; son of Cetshwayo. ... The Zulu are an African ethnic group of about 11 million people who live mainly in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... Boer guerrillas during the Second Boer War There were two Boer wars, one in December 16, 1880- March 23, 1881 and the second from October 11, 1899- May 31, 1902 both between the British and the settlers of Dutch origin (called Boere, Afrikaners or Voortrekkers) in South Africa that put...

Province of KwaZulu-Natal Present South African Flag found from http://groups. ... KwaZulu-Natal (often referred to as KZN) is a province of South Africa. ...

Provincial Capital:

Pietermaritzburg Location of Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal province Pietermaritzburg is the capital of KwaZulu-Natal Province in South Africa. ...

Major Metros:

Ethekwini (includes Durban) Durban is a vibrant cosmopolitian city in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. ...

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Ugu Umgungundlovu Uthukela Umzinyathi Amajuba Zululand Umkhanyakude Uthungulu King Shaka East Griqualand

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Empangeni Kokstad Ladysmith Newcastle Port Shepstone Richards Bay KwaDukuza Tongaat Vryheid Location of Empangeni in KwaZulu-Natal Empangeni is a town in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. ... Location of Kokstad in KwaZulu-Natal Province Kokstad is a town in the Sisonke District of KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. ... Ladysmith is the name of several places: in Canada: Ladysmith, British Columbia in the United States: Ladysmith, Wisconsin in South Africa: Ladysmith, South Africa Siege of Ladysmith, 1900 Ladismith This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Newcastle is a town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. ... Port Shepstone is situated on the mouth of the largest river on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the Mzimkulu River (the great home of all rivers). ... Richards Bay is South Africas largest harbour. ... KwaDukuza (also called Stanger) is a historic capital of the Zulus. ... Tongaat is a sugarcane growing town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa that is situated on the banks of the Tongati River north of Durban and now forms part of eThekwini, the Greater Durban Metropoliton. ...



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