Goudkoppie Hill is a Provincial Heritage Site containing a replica Iron Age village, original Khoesan rock art, Anglo Boer War blockhouse, Boer War era graffiti, Khoesan stone tools, remains of late 19th century gold mining activity and geological history connected with the gold deposits being mined around the City of Matlosana and Doctor Kenneth Kaunda District.
About Klerksdorp The city was founded in 1837 when the Voortrekkers settled on the banks of the Schoonspruit(“Clear stream”), which flows through the town. Klerksdorp is one of the oldest European (white) settlements of the former province of Transvaal.
Klerksdorp People in this camp 1651 People who died in this camp 1495 Only 156 refugee's didn't die in Klerksdorp Camp. Klerksdorp was a somewhat contradictory camp. It seems to have been well run but, despite this, there was a good deal of disease and a mortality rate which was considerably higher than the average camp rate.
Inspired by the passion, vibrance and colour of the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Rio Hotel, Casino and Convention Resort shines brightly in Klerksdorp along the N12 in the North West province of South Africa.This glitzy resort beckons you to join in the extravagant celebrations.
At one point in its history, Klerksdorp looked set to become another Johannesburg. Gold was discovered in the North West town in 1886, leading to the predictable rush of fortune-seekers. The town soon found itself awash with 70 taverns and its own short-lived stock exchange.