Frederikstad

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Frederikstad
Frederikstad is located in South Africa
Frederikstad
Frederikstad
 Frederikstad shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 26°30′32″S 27°08′38″E / 26.509°S 27.144°E / -26.509; 27.144Coordinates: 26°30′32″S 27°08′38″E / 26.509°S 27.144°E / -26.509; 27.144
Country South Africa
Province North West
District Dr Kenneth Kaunda
Municipality Tlokwe
PO box 2528

Frederikstad is a hamlet some 34 km south-west of Carletonville and 23 km north of Potchefstroom. It was established in 1885 and named after Frederik Wolmarans. Fighting took place here during the Second Anglo-Boer War. The name is also encountered as Frederickstad.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 167. Retrieved 28 August 2013.