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Florisbad

Florisbad
Florisbad is located in Free State (South African province)
Florisbad
Florisbad
Florisbad is located in South Africa
Florisbad
Florisbad
Coordinates: 28°45′58″S26°04′59″E / 28.766°S 26.083°E / -28.766; 26.083Coordinates: 28°45′58″S26°04′59″E / 28.766°S 26.083°E / -28.766; 26.083
Country South Africa
Province Free State
District Lejweleputswa
Municipality Masilonyana
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)

Florisbad is a health resort 45 km northwest of Bloemfontein and 47 km south-west of Brandfort, near the Haagenstad salt-pan. Named after Floris Venter who opened up the mineral spring. Florisbad archaeological and paleontological site is now a tourist attraction.[1]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 165. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
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