Frederikstad

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Frederikstad
Frederikstad is located in North West (South African province)
Frederikstad
Frederikstad
Frederikstad is located in South Africa
Frederikstad
Frederikstad
Frederikstad is located in Africa
Frederikstad
Frederikstad
 Frederikstad shown within North West
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 in South Africa 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.