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Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
Amersfoort is a small town in Mpumalanga province, South Africa.
Amsterdam is a small town which consists of a below average working class population located in Mkhondo circuit in Mpumalanga South Africa and encompasses a large swati population as a result of the Swaziland border which is relatively close to this area.There are large plantations of gum, pine and wattle trees in the area.
Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius (27 November 179823 July 1853) was a leader of the Boers who was instrumental in the creation of the South African Republic, as well as the earlier but short-lived Natalia Republic, in present-day South Africa.
The Australian War Memorial is Australia's national memorial to the members of its armed forces and supporting organisations who have died or participated in wars involving the Commonwealth of Australia.
Barberton is a town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, which has its origin in the 1880s gold rush in the region.
The Battle of Blood River (Slag van Bloedrivier; iMpi yaseNcome) is the name given for the battle fought between 470 Voortrekkers ("Pioneers"), led by Andries Pretorius, and an estimated "10 000 to 15 000" Zulu on the bank of the Ncome River on 16 December 1838, in what is today KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Bela-Bela (The pot that boils) is a town in the Limpopo Province of South Africa.
Bethal is a farming town in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Bloemhof is an agricultural town of about 2,000 inhabitants situated on the banks of the Vaal River in North West Province of South Africa.
Boksburg is a city on the East Rand of Gauteng province of South Africa.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
British concentration camps refers to internment camps operated by the British in South Africa during the Second Boer War in years 1900–1902.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
In the South African Boer republics of the 19th century, a burgher was a fully enfranchised citizen.
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.
Carolina is a town situated on the Johannesburg to Swaziland route (R33 and R38) in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.
The Central Powers (Mittelmächte; Központi hatalmak; İttifak Devletleri / Bağlaşma Devletleri; translit), consisting of Germany,, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria – hence also known as the Quadruple Alliance (Vierbund) – was one of the two main factions during World War I (1914–18).
Christiana is an agricultural town of about 20,000 inhabitants on the banks of the Vaal River in North West province, South Africa The town is located on the N12 national route between Bloemhof and Warrenton, on the way to Kimberley (Northern Cape).
Diplomatic recognition in international law is a unilateral political act with domestic and international legal consequences, whereby a state acknowledges an act or status of another state or government in control of a state (may be also a recognized state).
The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.
The Dutch Reformed Church (in or NHK) was the largest Christian denomination in the Netherlands from the onset of the Protestant Reformation until 1930.
Eerstegoud is a village 14 km south-west of Polokwane.
Eersteling is a town in Zululand District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.
Elsburg is a town in Ekurhuleni in the Gauteng province of South Africa.
Ermelo is the educational, industrial and commercial centre of the 7,750 km² Gert Sibande District Municipality in Mpumalanga province, Republic of South Africa.
Eureka City is a ghost town in South Africa.
Fairview is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa.
The First Boer War (Eerste Vryheidsoorlog, literally "First Freedom War"), also known as the First Anglo-Boer War, the Transvaal War or the Transvaal Rebellion, was a war fought from 16 December 1880 until 23 March 1881 between the United Kingdom and the South African Republic (also known as Transvaal Republic; not to be confused with the modern-day Republic of South Africa).
The flag of the Netherlands (Vlag van Nederland) is a horizontal tricolor of red, white, and blue.
Gauteng, which means "place of gold", is one of the nine provinces of South Africa.
Haenertsburg is a village situated on the edge of the Great Escarpment in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, on the R71 road between Polokwane (formerly: Pietersburg) and Tzaneen en route to the Kruger National Park.
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.
Jacobsdal is a small farming town in the Free State province of South Africa with various crops under irrigation, such as grapes, potatoes, lucerne and groundnuts.
Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff (31 January 1808 – 21 April 1881) was a South African (Boer) statesman, member of the Voortrekker movement, and the second state president of the Orange Free State, in office from 1855 to 1859.
The Jameson Raid (29 December 1895 – 2 January 1896) was a botched raid against the South African Republic (commonly known as the Transvaal) carried out by British colonial statesman Leander Starr Jameson and his Company troops ("police" in the employ of Beit and Rhodes' British South Africa Company) and Bechuanaland policemen over the New Year weekend of 1895–96.
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.
Klerksdorp is a city located in the North West Province, South Africa.
Krugersdorp (Afrikaans for Kruger's town) is a mining city in the West Rand, Gauteng Province, South Africa founded in 1887 by Marthinus Pretorius.
Lichtenburg is a town situated in North West Province of South Africa.
Limpopo is the northernmost province of South Africa.
The London Convention was a treaty made in 1884 between the United Kingdom, as the paramount power in South Africa, and the South African Republic.
Luneburg is a farming community in eDumbe Local Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.
Lydenburg is a town in Thaba Chweu Local Municipality, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
The Malaboch War (Malaboch Oorlog) (1894) was between Chief Malaboch (Mmaleboho, Mmaleboxo) of the Bahananwa (Xananwa) people and the South African Republic (ZAR) Government led by Commandant-General Piet Joubert.
Maputo (formerly named Lourenço Marques until 1976) is the capital and most populous city of Mozambique.
The Maritz rebellion, also known as the Boer revolt or Five Shilling rebellionGeneral De Wet publicly unfurled the rebel banner in October, when he entered the town of Reitz at the head of an armed commando.
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.
Middelburg is a large farming and industrial town in the South African province of Mpumalanga.
Modimolle, formerly Nylstroom, is a town located near the southern edge of the Waterberg Massif in Limpopo province, South Africa.
Mpumalanga is a province of South Africa.
The national anthem of the Transvaal (Afrikaans and Dutch: Volkslied van Transvaal, literally "People's song of Transvaal") was the national anthem of the independent Boer Republic called the South African Republic, also known as the Republic of the Transvaal.
The Netherlands-South African Railway Company (Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorwegmaatschappij) or NZASM (also sometimes called ZASM in South Africa) was a railway company established in 1887.
North West is a province of South Africa.
Northern Sotho (Sesotho sa Leboa), also (incorrectly) known by the name of its standardised dialect version Sepedi (or Pedi) is a Bantu language spoken primarily in South Africa, where it is one of the 11 official languages.
Nuwe Smitsdorp is a settlement in the Limpopo province of South Africa.
The Orange Free State (Oranje-Vrijstaat, Oranje-Vrystaat, abbreviated as OVS) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, which later became a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa.
Ottoshoop is one of the small towns in the Mahikeng Local Municipality in the North West Province of South Africa, situated 20km from the city of Mahikeng on the way to the town of Zeerust.
Paranthropus robustus (or Australopithecus robustus) is an early hominin, originally discovered in Southern Africa in 1938.
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.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.
Pedi (also known as BaPedi, Bamaroteng, Marota, Basotho, Northern Sotho) – in its broadest sense – is a cultural/linguistic term.
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.
Piet Retief is a town situated in a timber growing region in Mpumalanga province, South Africa.
Pilgrim’s Rest (Pelgrimsrus) is a small museum town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa which is protected as a provincial heritage site.
Polokwane (meaning "Place of Safety" in Northern Sotho City of Polokwane official website. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.), also known by its former name, Pietersburg, is the capital of the Limpopo Province of South Africa.
Portuguese Mozambique (Moçambique) or Portuguese East Africa (África Oriental Portuguesa) are the common terms by which Mozambique is designated when referring to the historic period when it was a Portuguese overseas territory.
Potchefstroom is an academic city in the North-West Province of South Africa.
Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng, South Africa.
The Pretoria Convention was the peace treaty that ended the First Boer War (16 December 1880 until 23 March 1881) between the Transvaal Boers and the United Kingdom. The treaty was signed in Pretoria on 3 August 1881, but was subject to ratification by the Volksraad within 3 months from the date of signature. The Volksraad first raised objections to a number of the clauses of the treaty, but did eventually ratify the version signed in Pretoria, after Britain refused any further concessions or changes to the treaty. British preparation work for the Pretoria Convention of 1881 was done at Newcastle. Under this agreement, the South African Republic regained self-government under nominal British suzerainty. This Convention was superseded in 1884 by the London Convention.
The Reformed Churches in South Africa is a Christian denomination in South Africa that was formed in 1859 in Rustenburg.
Roossenekal is a town in Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality in the Limpopo province of South Africa.
Rustenburg (Afrikaans and Dutch: Town of Rest) is a city at the foot of the Magaliesberg mountain range in North West Province of South Africa.
The Sand River Convention was a convention whereby Great Britain formally recognised the independence of the South African Republic.
Schalk Willem Burger (6 September 1852 – 5 December 1918) was a South African military leader, lawyer, politician, and statesman who was acting President of the South African Republic from 1900 to 1902, whilst Paul Kruger was in exile.
Schweizer-Reneke, sometimes referred to as "Schweizer" is a town of approximately 41,000 people in the North West Province of South Africa.
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.
Sekhukhune or Matsebe Sekhukhune, (1814–1882), the son of King Sekwati, was king of the Bapedi of Sekhukhuneland currently known as Mohlaletse village, in the present day Limpopo Province of South Africa.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
The pound (symbol £) was the currency of the Union of South Africa from the creation of the country as a British Dominion in 1910.
The South African Republic Police, known in the original Dutch_language as the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek Politie or ZARP was the police force of the former country South African Republic, one of two Internationally recognized Boer countries of the mid 19th to early 20th century.
Southern Africa is the southernmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics, and including several countries.
Southern Ndebele, also known as Transvaal Ndebele, isiNdebele, Ndebele or South Ndebele, is an African language belonging to the Nguni group of Bantu languages, spoken by the Ndebele people of South Africa.
Standerton is a large commercial and agricultural town lying on the banks of the Vaal River in Mpumalanga, South Africa, which specialises in cattle, dairy, maize and poultry farming.
Goshen, officially known as the State of Goshen was a short-lived Boer Republic in southern Africa founded by Boers opposing British rule in the region.
This is a list of State Presidents of the South African Republic (Before 1866 President van de Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek and after 1866 Staatspresident der Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek).
The Republic of Stellaland (Republiek Stellaland) was from 1882 to 1883 a Boer republic located in an area of British Bechuanaland (now in South Africa's North West Province), west of the Transvaal.
Sterkfontein (Afrikaans for Strong Spring) is a set of limestone caves of special interest to paleo-anthropologists located in Gauteng province, about 40 km (23 miles) northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa in the Muldersdrift area close to the town of Krugersdorp.
The Swazi or Swati (Swazi: emaSwati) are a Bantu ethnic group of Southern Africa, predominantly inhabiting modern Swaziland and South Africa's Mpumalanga province.
Swaziland, officially the Kingdom of Eswatini since April 2018 (Swazi: Umbuso weSwatini), is a landlocked sovereign state in Southern Africa.
The Transvaal Colony was the name used to refer to the Transvaal region during the period of direct British rule and military occupation between the end of the Anglo-Boer War in 1902 when the South African Republic was dissolved, and the establishment of the Union of South Africa in 1910.
The Treaty of Vereeniging (commonly referred to as Peace of Vereeniging) was the peace treaty, signed on 31 May 1902, that ended the Second Boer War between the South African Republic and the Republic of the Orange Free State, on the one side, and the United Kingdom on the other.
Tsonga (Xitsonga) is a southern African Bantu language spoken by the Tsonga people.
The Union of South Africa (Unie van Zuid-Afrika, Unie van Suid-Afrika) is the historic predecessor to the present-day Republic of South Africa.
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.
Utrecht is a town in the foothills of the Balele Mountains, in the northwestern corner of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The Vaal River is the largest tributary of the Orange River in South Africa.
Venda, also known as Tshivenḓa or Luvenḓa, is a Bantu language and an official language of South Africa.
Ventersdorp is a town of 4,200 in Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality, North West Province, South Africa.
Venterskroon is a town in Tlokwe Local Municipality in the North West province of South Africa.
The Volksraad (English: "People's Council") was the parliament of the former South African Republic (ZAR), which existed from 1857 to 1902 in part of what is now South Africa.
Vryheid is a coal mining and cattle ranching town in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Wakkerstroom, (Awake Stream), is the second oldest town in Mpumalanga province, South Africa.
The Witwatersrand Gold Rush was a gold rush in 1886 that led to the establishment of Johannesburg, South Africa.
Wolmaransstad (Afrikaans for "Wolmarans City") is a maize-farming town situated on the N12 between Johannesburg and Kimberley in North West Province of South Africa.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Zeerust is a commercial town situated in Ngaka Modiri Molema district North West Province, South Africa.
Zoutpansberg was the north-eastern division of the Transvaal, South Africa.
Zulu (Zulu: isiZulu) is the language of the Zulu people, with about 10 million speakers, the vast majority (over 95%) of whom live in South Africa.
Boer Republic of Transvaal, Republic of Transvaal, Republiek van Transvaal, South African Republic (1914–1915), South African republic, The South African Republic, Transvaal (country), Transvaal (state), Transvaal Republic, Z.A.R., Zuid Afrika Republic, Zuid Afrikaansche Republik, Zuid Afrikaanse Republiek, Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, Zuid-Afrikaanse Republiek.