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Afrikaans name: Rustenburg

Rustenburg CBD


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North West

Rustenburg is a city in the North West province of South Africa. It is situated at the foot of the Magaliesberg Mountain Range. The Kgaswane Mountain Reserve is a great place to visit and is just a short drive from the city centre.

Rustenburg was founded in 1851 with the fertile farmlands attracting lots of boer settlers. Today the city is well-known for the nearby platinum mines.

The city experiences a warm climate with hot summers and mild winters.

Rustenburg is situated near a number of tourist attractions. Amongst these are Sun City, Pilanesberg National Park, the Magaliesberg Mountains, Olifantsnek Dam and Kgaswane Mountain Reserve.

Rustenberg from the nearby mountains

Rustenburg from the nearby hills

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