Plooysburg

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Plooysburg
Plooysburg
Plooysburg
Plooysburg is located in Northern Cape
Plooysburg
Plooysburg
Plooysburg is located in South Africa
Plooysburg
Plooysburg
Plooysburg is located in Africa
Plooysburg
Plooysburg
 Plooysburg shown within Northern Cape
Coordinates: 29°01′S 24°14′E / 29.017°S 24.233°E / -29.017; 24.233Coordinates: 29°01′S 24°14′E / 29.017°S 24.233°E / -29.017; 24.233
Country South Africa
Province Northern Cape
District Pixley ka Seme
Municipality Siyancuma
Population [1]
 • Total 594
PO box 8350
Area code 053

Plooysburg is a small town about 70 km west of Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa. It is situated close to the Riet River. With a church, school, police station and shop it serves a local farming and farm-worker community. Nearby is the rock art site of Driekops Eiland, and the Mokala National Park.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Water Services National Information System - Community Report
  2. ^ Morris, D. 2002. Driekopseiland and 'the rain's magic power': landscape and history in a new interpretation of a Northern Cape rock engraving site. MA dissertation, Dept Anthropology and Sociology, University of the Western Cape