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Krugersdorp Today

Krugersdorp Today

Krugersdorp has often been described as the treasure chest of the West.

This town,the industrial hub of Western Gauteng with it’s mild climate, interesting topography and rich cultural/historical background,was founded in 1887 by MW Pretorius when gold was discovered on his farm Paardekraal.The mining industry has formed an integral part of Krugersdorp ever since.

On 1 November 1994 the Krugersdorp Transitional Local Council was promulgated and incorporates Kagiso,Munsieville,Azaadville and Muldersdrift.The greater Krugersdorp,now officialy known as the Krugersdorp Local Council,has approximately 350 000 residents.

Krugersdorp offers potential visitors all the benefits of being in a city, such as shops,schools and all amenities,but without the disadvantages.Our crime rate is considerably lower,our neighborhoods are quiet and children can still play outside.

The Krugersdorp Council offers negiotable incentive schemes for all investors and our doors are always open to discuss the needs of our business community. We still have adequate and suitable land for development,be it industrial or residential.

Krugersdorp is easily accessible from all major centres such as Pretoria, Johannesburg and the Johannesburg International Airport. We are close to Lanseria Airport and we also have our own Jack Taylor Airfield.

This beautiful town boasts,amongst other things, its own Game Reserve with exclusive facilities and 1400 hectares of lush bushveld carrying plenty of game,various national monuments, a bird sanctuary in the middle of town,the world famous Sterkfontein Caves where the first fossil of the ‘ape man’ was found and plenty more to see and do.

Apart from historical wonders,Krugersdorp also has ultra modern sports facilities such as the international standard ice skating rink, gymnasiums and the upgraded Bob van Reenen stadium that also satisfies national requirements.As for cultural events,the Krugersdorp Centenary Hall often hosts artists of outstanding quality.

Comfortable suburbs and lovely parks for recreation finishes the picture.Krugersdorp is a modern thriving town with a colourful past. Combine all these facts as you will agree that Krugersdorp is one of the most attractive options in Gauteng.

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Information Bureau :  Krugersdorp Publicity Association PO Box 1575 Krugersdorp 1740 Tel : (011) 951-2340 (011) 953-3727       tele fax (011) 660-4865 tele fax E-Mail Address : mogaletourism@mweb.co.za Website : http://www.krugersdorp.org Altitude : 1740 metres above sea level Town size area : 15000 Ha Mountains in near vicinity : Swartkop Mountain Rivers in near vicinity : Crocodile …

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