Aggeneys is a small town with a population of around 2,300 people.
The reason for the town being established in 1976 to service the mines in the area. Copper, zinc, silver and lead are mined nearby.
Aggeneys is situated in an arid region and gets some of its water pumped from the Orange River.
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