Afrikaans name: Prieska
The name Prieska comes from the Korana term "place of the lost she-goat". Prieska was founded in 1882.
It is a smallish town with a population of around 15,000 people.
Although Prieska is situated on the banks of the Orange River it is located in a hot and arid region.
Prieska weatherPRIESKA WEATHER
There are quite a lot of crops grown near the Orange River and some sheep farming.
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Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa - 4th edition - Author: - Year Published: 1986 - Page: 86
Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 286
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Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names - Author: Ann Gadd - Year Published: 2015 - Page: 181