Lichtenburg Tourism

Lichtenburg is a town situated in North West Province of South Africa. It is the administrative centre of Ditsobotla Local Municipality. The town was established in 1873 and was named by Transvaal President Thomas François Burgers, Lichtenburg (Town of Light). On the 13 March 1926, Jacobus Voorendyk, discovered a diamond on his family farm and within 12 months there were 108,000 fortune seekers on the scene. The resulting diamond rush lasted ten years. The main economic activity is the production of maize (corn). Lichtenburg lies in the heart of the maize triangle, which is the main maize growing area in South Africa. Another major economic activity is the production of cement. Within an 80 kilometres (50 mi) radius of Lichtenburg there are three major cement producers, which creates opportunities for long distance transport and related businesses.


Lichtenburg in South Africa offers a unique experience to travellers. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa. Add Pilanesberg National Park to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Mankwe Dam Region, Pilanesberg Safaris, Pilanesberg Alkaline Ring Complex. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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