The town of Strydenburg is situated in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.
It was established on the farm Roodepan in 1892. The story goes that there was a conflict over which farm the town should be established on and that gave rise to the name which means "town of argument" in Dutch.
The town has a population of around 3,000 people.
Strydenburg is situated in a semi-desert area and has particularly hot summers.