Cosmos Country

The Cosmos Country is a region that transforms into a rainbow of colours during the summer.



Not only is the Cosmos Country known for its cosmos but also for the lively farming towns, large mining operations and power stations, which produce electricity for the majority of South Africa’s Citizens.

Towns

Balfour

A Brief Overview Few know about Balfour Dam along the banks of the Suikerbosrand River or Welgelegen Manor – the architectural landmark built by one of South Africa's greatest architects – both of which lie quietly in Bal...

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Bethal

Bethal’s cultural precinct and Nomoya Masilela Museum pay homage to many of South Africa’s prominent liberation struggle heroes, such as Richard 'Gert' Sibande, Nokuthula Simelane, Ruth First and Henry ‘Mr Drum’ Nxumal...

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Delmas

Delmas is a small farming town that produces: chickens, maize, potatoes and wheat. The town originated out of a farm called “Witklip” (White Stone) in 1907. The farm was owned by Frank Dumat, who decided to call the town “de le...

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Evander

Evander is a mining town that was founded in 1955 and is home to two major mining operations, the Teks Brewery and many locally owned and run Bed and Breakfasts.

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Greylingstad

Greylingstad is a small farming town west of Standerton in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The town was founded in 1909 by the Dutch Reformed Church and named after PJ Greyling.

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Kinross

Kinross is a small gold mining town in Mpumalanga and is in the unique position of being at the watershed between rivers flowing east to the Indian Ocean and west to the Atlantic. The town, named after Kinross in Scotland, was proclaimed in 1915 and ...

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Kriel

Kriel was proclaimed on the farms Onverwacht and Roodebloemin the early seventies, essentially to service three mines, two power stations and the farming community in the vicinity - and named after the first resident magistrate Mr. DJ Kriel from near...

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Leandra

Leandra is a farming town, which is not far from Gauteng. The town's houses are built in the style of the 1950's. The town blossoms with bright pink Nerium oleander in spring. You will be able to see the Big 5 on game farms in Leandra.

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Secunda

Most South Africans only know Secunda as an industrial and commercial centre, but the town has a liberation history that includes some of the country’s bravest freedom fighters, who died for democracy and racial equality. Vincent S...

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Standerton

Standerton’s Grootdraai Dam is a recreational retreat for those who enjoy water sports, yachting, fishing and camping. It also hosts the annual three-day Lekwa Music Festival and Mayoral Cup. Grootdraai Dam, meaning 'big bend' in Afri...

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Trichardt

Trichardt, named after the son of Louis Trichardt, is close to the towns of Bethal and Secunda is abundant with local flora and fauna.

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