Alkmaar, Mpumalanga

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Alkmaar
Alkmaar is located in Mpumalanga
Alkmaar
Alkmaar
Alkmaar is located in South Africa
Alkmaar
Alkmaar
Coordinates: 25°26′56″S 30°49′59″E / 25.449°S 30.833°E / -25.449; 30.833Coordinates: 25°26′56″S 30°49′59″E / 25.449°S 30.833°E / -25.449; 30.833
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceMpumalanga
DistrictEhlanzeni
MunicipalityMbombela
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

Alkmaar is a hamlet on the Crocodile River some 18 km west of Nelspruit, South Africa. It is named after Alkmaar in the Netherlands.[1]

Geography[edit]

Alkmaar is located in the middle of the Schagen Valley, between Nelspruit and Montrose along the R539 (also accessible via the N4, from which it is 18 km to Nelspruit). Alkmaar lies at an altitude of 696 meters and can also be reached by train.

Nature[edit]

There is an ecotrial in Alkmaar that visitors can participate in to become aware of nature and the special environment. The Crocodile River flows nearby Alkmaar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 57. Retrieved 27 August 2017.