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Heidelberg, Gauteng

Index Heidelberg, Gauteng

Heidelberg is a town with 35,500 inhabitants in the Gauteng province of South Africa at the foot of the Suikerbosrand next to the N3 highway, which connects Johannesburg and Durban. [1]

34 relations: A.G. Visser, African National Congress, Afrikaans, Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging, Alma mater, Boer, Durban, Eugène Terre'Blanche, Far-right politics, Gauteng, Germany, Godfrey Khotso Mokoena, Great Britain, Internment, Johannesburg, Long jump, Marthinus Wessel Pretorius, Military history of South Africa, Mpumalanga, N3 (South Africa), Paramilitary, Paul Kruger, Piet Joubert, Political organisation, Second Boer War, South Africa, Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve, Toll road, United Kingdom, Ventersdorp, White separatism, White supremacy, Witwatersrand, 2008 Summer Olympics.

A.G. Visser

Andries Gerhardus Visser (1 March 1878 – 10 June 1929) was a well-known early Afrikaans poet.

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African National Congress

The African National Congress (ANC) is the Republic of South Africa's governing political party.

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Afrikaans

Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

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Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging

The Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging, meaning Afrikaner Resistance Movement, commonly known by its abbreviation AWB is a South African neo-Nazi separatist political and paramilitary organisation, often described as a white supremacist group.

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Alma mater

Alma mater (Latin: "nourishing/kind", "mother"; pl.) is an allegorical Latin phrase for a university or college.

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Boer

Boer is the Dutch and Afrikaans noun for "farmer".

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Durban

Durban (eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal and the third most populous in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town.

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Eugène Terre'Blanche

Eugène Ney Terre'Blanche (31 January 1941Terre'Blanche's year of birth is alternately given as 1941 or 1944. The majority of sources indicates 1941; sources that claim 1944 as his year of birth include, and the – 3 April 2010) was a South African white supremacist and Afrikaner nationalist who was the founder and leader of the Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB).

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Far-right politics

Far-right politics are politics further on the right of the left-right spectrum than the standard political right, particularly in terms of more extreme nationalist, and nativist ideologies, as well as authoritarian tendencies.

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Gauteng

Gauteng, which means "place of gold", is one of the nine provinces of South Africa.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Godfrey Khotso Mokoena

Godfrey Khotso Mokoena (born 6 March 1985 in Heidelberg, South Africa) is a South African athlete who specializes in the long jump and triple jump.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Internment

Internment is the imprisonment of people, commonly in large groups, without charges or intent to file charges, and thus no trial.

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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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Long jump

The long jump (historically called the broad jump in the USA) is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible from a take off point.

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Marthinus Wessel Pretorius

Marthinus Wessel Pretorius (17 September 1819 – 19 May 1901) was the first president of the South African Republic, and also compiled the constitution of the Republic.

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Military history of South Africa

The military history of South Africa chronicles a vast time period and complex events from the dawn of history until the present time.

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Mpumalanga

Mpumalanga is a province of South Africa.

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N3 (South Africa)

The N3 is a national route in South Africa that connects Johannesburg and Durban, respectively South Africa's largest and third-largest cities.

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Paramilitary

A paramilitary is a semi-militarized force whose organizational structure, tactics, training, subculture, and (often) function are similar to those of a professional military, but which is not included as part of a state's formal armed forces.

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Paul Kruger

Stephanus Johannes Paulus "Paul" Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904) was one of the dominant political and military figures in 19th-century South Africa, and President of the South African Republic (or Transvaal) from 1883 to 1900.

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Piet Joubert

Petrus Jacobus Joubert (20 January 1831 or 1834 – 28 March 1900), better known as Piet Joubert, was Commandant-General of the South African Republic from 1880 to 1900.

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Political organisation

A political organisation or political organization is any organization that involves itself in the political process, including political parties, non-governmental organizations, advocacy groups and special interest groups.

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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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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve

Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve is a protected area in the Suikerbosrand Range, South Africa.

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Toll road

A toll road, also known as a turnpike or tollway, is a public or private road for which a fee (or toll) is assessed for passage.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Ventersdorp

Ventersdorp is a town of 4,200 in Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality, North West Province, South Africa.

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White separatism

White separatism is a separatist political or social movement that seeks separate economic and cultural development for white people as well as an independent all-white homeland.

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White supremacy

White supremacy or white supremacism is a racist ideology based upon the belief that white people are superior in many ways to people of other races and that therefore white people should be dominant over other races.

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Witwatersrand

The Witwatersrand (locally the Rand or, less commonly, the Reef) is a, north-facing scarp in South Africa.

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2008 Summer Olympics

The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing, China.

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Heidelberg, Transvaal.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heidelberg,_Gauteng

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