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Situated in the centre of one of the richest gold mining districts in the world, and also some of the richest farming regions.

Potchefstroom, or just Potch as it is known by most South Africans, is located very conveniently on the main route to Cape Town, as well as Namibia and Botswana. It also boasts a very good airfield with a tarred landing strip of almost 1.5 km long which can accommodate a variety of larger aircraft as well.

Situated 1343 meters above sea level, the average maximum and minimum temperatures are 29.83 and 1.56 degrees respectively.

Potchefstroom forms an important industrial growth point for the North West province, and Potchindustria houses steel, food and chemical industries, which concentrate on delivering locally, nationally and internationally.

It is also widely known for it’s lively student community, mostly in and around an area know as The Bult, with a variety of business centre’s, restaurants and community centre’s.
Aardklop Arts & Culture Festival

Potchefstroom is widely known for the yearly Aardklop National Arts Festival. The festival normally takes place during late September through to early October. This cultural festival attracts large amounts of visitors every year – in excess of 130 000 - and has shown tremendous growth and has since established itself as one of South Africa’s main arts & culture festivals.

It incorporates Afrikaans theatre, music, cabaret, dance and visual arts, with open air performances, pubs, coffee shops and craft markets enhancing the open areas in and around The Bult.

Potchefstroom has the longest oak avenue in Southern Africa – 6.48km  - streets planted with beautiful oak trees – it comprises Botha, Retief, Van Riebeeck, Kock, Kruger and Tom streets as well as Calderbank Avenue. It stretches from the Agricultural Centre to the Lakeside Resort.

The oak trees were planted in 1910, and the oak avenue declared a national monument in 1975, with a bronze plaque erected on the corners of Lombard and Kruger streets, on stones from the old North Bridge.

The OPM Prozesky Bird Sanctuary lies on the Southern side of Potchefstroom on the banks of the Mooi River. Established in the 1980’s,and named after well known ornithologist Dr O.P.M Prozesky, who was based at the Transvaal Museum and championed the reserve’s cause.

Potchefstroom’s leafy suburbs and charming mix of old and new is what makes the city such an attractive option for home buyers. MyProperty offers property for sale in the following subburbs of this beautiful town:

Baillie Park, Die Bult, Van Der Hoff Park, Central, Kannoniers Park, Miederpark, Dassie Rand, Vyfhoek, Heilige Akker, Potchefstroom & Ext, Bult West, Potch Industria, Suid Sentraal Wes,
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