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Colesberg is a town with 17,354 inhabitants in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, located on the main N1 road from Cape Town to Johannesburg. [1]

41 relations: Big-game hunting, Blesbok, Cape Colony, Cape Dutch, Cape Town, Colesberg Bank, Common ostrich, De Aar, Dutch Reformed Church, Gariep Dam, Gary Player, Georgian architecture, Hanover, Northern Cape, Horse racing, Johannesburg, List of heritage sites in South Africa, London Missionary Society, Lowry Cole, Merino, Methodism, Middelburg, Eastern Cape, Motel, N1 (South Africa), Northern Cape, Norvalspont, Orange River, Panel beater, Philippolis, Philipstown, Northern Cape, Podocarpus, Pub, Robert Gray (bishop of Cape Town), Second Boer War, Sophy Gray (architect), South African Heritage Resources Agency, Springbok, Standard Bank, Steynsburg, Venterstad, Wildebeest, 1820 Settlers.

Big-game hunting

Big-game hunting is the hunting of large game, almost always large terrestrial mammals, for meat, other animal by-products (such as horn or bone), trophy or sport.

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Blesbok

The blesbok or blesbuck (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi) is an antelope endemic to South Africa.

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Cape Colony

The Cape of Good Hope, also known as the Cape Colony (Kaapkolonie), was a British colony in present-day South Africa, named after the Cape of Good Hope.

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Cape Dutch

Cape Dutch, also commonly known as Cape Afrikaners, were a historical class of Afrikaners who lived in the Western Cape during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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Cape Town

Cape Town (Kaapstad,; Xhosa: iKapa) is a coastal city in South Africa.

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Colesberg Bank

Colesberg Bank was a South African bank established in 1861 and acquired by Standard Bank in 1863.

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Common ostrich

The ostrich or common ostrich (Struthio camelus) is either of two species of large flightless birds native to Africa, the only living member(s) of the genus Struthio, which is in the ratite family.

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De Aar

De Aar is a town in the Northern Cape, South Africa.

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Dutch Reformed Church

The Dutch Reformed Church (in or NHK) was the largest Christian denomination in the Netherlands from the onset of the Protestant Reformation until 1930.

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Gariep Dam

Gariep Dam is in South Africa, near the town of Norvalspont, bordering the Free State and Eastern Cape provinces.

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Gary Player

Gary Player DMS, OIG (born 1 November 1935) is a South African professional golfer.

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Georgian architecture

Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830.

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Hanover, Northern Cape

Hanover, a small town in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa, is named after Hanover in Germany.

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Horse racing

Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition.

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.

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List of heritage sites in South Africa

This is a list of national and provincial heritage sites in South Africa, as declared by the South African Heritage Resource Agency (SAHRA) and the nine provincial heritage resources authorities.

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London Missionary Society

The London Missionary Society was a missionary society formed in England in 1795 by evangelical Anglicans and various nonconformists.

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Lowry Cole

Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole, GCB (1 May 1772 – 4 October 1842), styled The Honourable from birth, was an Irish British Army general and politician.

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Merino

The Merino is one of the most historically relevant and economically influential breeds of sheep, very prized for its wool.

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Methodism

Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.

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Middelburg, Eastern Cape

Middelburg is a town in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, in the Great Karoo.

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Motel

A motel is a hotel designed for motorists and usually has a parking area for motor vehicles.

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N1 (South Africa)

The N1 is a national route in South Africa that runs from Cape Town through Bloemfontein, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Polokwane to Beit Bridge on the border with Zimbabwe.

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Northern Cape

The Northern Cape (Noord-Kaap; Kapa Bokone) is the largest and most sparsely populated province of South Africa.

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Norvalspont

Norvalspont is a small town in Pixley ka Seme District Municipality in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.

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Orange River

The Orange River (from Afrikaans/Dutch: Oranjerivier) is the longest river in South Africa and the Orange River Basin extends extensively into Namibia and Botswana to the north.

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Panel beater

A panel beater is a term used in some Commonwealth countries to describe a person who repairs vehicle bodies back to their factory state after having been damaged (e.g., after being involved in a collision).

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Philippolis

Philippolis is a small town in the Free State province of South Africa.

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Philipstown, Northern Cape

Philipstown is a town in the eastern Karoo region of South Africa.

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Podocarpus

Podocarpus is a genus of conifers, the most numerous and widely distributed of the podocarp family, Podocarpaceae.

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Pub

A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.

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Robert Gray (bishop of Cape Town)

Robert Gray (3 October 1809 – 1 September 1872) was the first Anglican Bishop of Cape Town.

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Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.

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Sophy Gray (architect)

Sophy Gray or Sophia Gray (5 January 1814 – 27 April 1871), was a diocesan administrator, artist, architect, horsewoman and the wife of Cape Town bishop Robert Gray.

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South African Heritage Resources Agency

The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) is the national administrative body responsible for the protection of South Africa's cultural heritage.

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Springbok

The springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) is a medium-sized antelope found mainly in southern and southwestern Africa.

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Standard Bank

The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited is a South African financial services groups and is Africa’s biggest lender by assets.

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Steynsburg

Steynsburg is a town of the Gariep Local Municipality in Joe Gqabi District Municipality of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

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Venterstad

Venterstad is a settlement in Gariep in Joe Gqabi District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

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Wildebeest

The wildebeests, also called gnus, are a genus of antelopes, scientific name Connochaetes.

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1820 Settlers

The 1820 Settlers were several groups or parties of white British colonists settled by the British government and the Cape authorities in the South African Eastern Cape in 1820.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colesberg

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