Afrikaans name: Newcastle
Newcastle weatherNEWCASTLE WEATHER
Newcastle was founded in 1864 and was named after the Duke of Newcastle who was the British Colonial Secretary.
The city is well known for its steel production and coal mining. In recent years there has been considerable expansion in the textile industry. The main farming activities in the surrounding areas are maize, dairy and beef.
There are numerous types of accommodation in the city including hotels, bed and breakfasts, lodges and more.
Another view of the Newcastle CBD
References and further readingBook of the Road - 4th edition - Author: MapStudio - Year Published: 2019 - Page: 134
Conolly's Guide to Southern Africa - Author: Denis Conolly - Year Published: 1982 - Page: 238
On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Year Published: 1995 - Page: 158
Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa - 4th edition - Author: - Year Published: 1986 - Page: 338
Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 91
The Pictorial Motoring Atlas of South Africa - Author: Maxwell Leigh - Year Published: 1987 - Page: 118