Machadodorp / eNtokozweni
Afrikaans name: Machadodorp
Machadodorp now known as eNtokozweni
Since 2010 Machadodorp has been renamed to eNtokozweni which means "Place of Happiness".
The town got its name of Machadodorp in 1894. It was named after Major Joachim Machado who surveyed the land for a proposed railway line between Delegoa Bay and Pretoria.
The towns economy revolve around tourism, mining and timber.
In the hills in the area there are numerous stone walls and other remnants of pre-colonial times. They are known as the baKoni Ruins.
References and further readingThe Pictorial Motoring Atlas of South Africa - Author: Maxwell Leigh - Published: 1987 - Page: 122
Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Published: 1991 - Page: 28
Readers Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa - 4th edition - Author: - Published: 1986 - Page: 222
On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 1995 - Page: 178
Book of the Road - 4th edition - Author: MapStudio - Published: 2019 - Page: 129
Farm Stall to Farm Stall - Author: Jennifer Stern - Published: 2014 - Page: 144
Conollys Guide to Southern Africa - 2nd edition - Author: Denis Conolly - Published: 1982 - Page: 294