Rustenburg

Rustenburg

Rustenburg is the third oldest town of the former Transvaal Province and offers numerous places of interest. Its jacaranda tree-lined streets are the hub of a thriving agricultural and mining industry.

Rustenburg has a population of about 1 000 000 people.

The Royal Bafokeng Nation Of Rustenburg
The Royal Bafokeng comprise a population of about 310 000 people. The Royal Bafokeng are members of the Setswana-speaking indigenous community and rose to some prominence during the 1980s when they demanded compensation and royalties from mining companies who were mining platinum in the area.
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Attractions
Attractions include the Anglican Church (1871); the Dutch Reformed Church (1898 -1903); the statue of the Voortrekker girl; Paul Bodenstein Park; a tour of the Tabacco Research Institute at Kroondal; a visit President Kruger's farm Boekenhoutfontein; a circular game-viewing tour of the Rustenburg Nature Reserve; the Rustenburg Ramble which includes craft galleries, farm stalls and eating venues.