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"Fraserburg" Top 5 Page for this destination South Africa Things to Do Tip by mvtouring

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Situated in the Northen Cape province of South Africa, this Karoo town was established in 1851 and named after Pastor Colin Fraser. The first settlers to this area came here in approx 1751 as the farms in the Western Cape became populated and the farmers were looking for more veld in which to let their cattle graze.

The earliest inhabitants of the area were the Bushmen and signs of their culture can still be found in the vicinity.

Fraserburg offers the following:

*Flowers just as beautiful as in Namaqualand,
*Hunting - Enjoy yourself together with your business friends on a unique hunting safari,
*Hours of fun on the Town Dam.

Fraserburg is situated on a plateau to the north of the Nuweveld Mountains at a height of 1 260 m above sea level. The nearest Railway station is Leeu Gamka on the N1 between Cape Town and Beaufort West. Fraserburg is connected with Leeu Gamka by a tarred road of 114 km.

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  • Written Jan 29, 2007
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