Modder River, Northern Cape

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Modder River
Modderrivier
Modder River is located in Northern Cape
Modder River
Modder River
Modder River is located in South Africa
Modder River
Modder River
Modder River is located in Africa
Modder River
Modder River
 Modder River shown within Northern Cape
Coordinates: 29°01′48″S 24°37′35″E / 29.03000°S 24.62639°E / -29.03000; 24.62639Coordinates: 29°01′48″S 24°37′35″E / 29.03000°S 24.62639°E / -29.03000; 24.62639
Country South Africa
Province Northern Cape
District Frances Baard
Municipality Sol Plaatjie
Population [1]
 • Total 926
PO box 8700

Modder River (Afrikaans: Modderrivier; "modder" is Afrikaans for "mud") is an irrigation and stock farming town situated south of Kimberley near the confluence of the Riet and Modder rivers in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.

The Second Boer War Battle of Modder River took place here.

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