Mahikeng Tourism

Mahikeng, formerly and still commonly known as Mafikeng and historically Mafeking in English (see name history below), is the capital city of the North-West Province of South Africa. It is best known internationally for the Siege of Mafeking, the most famous engagement of the Second Boer War. Located close to South Africa's border with Botswana, Mahikeng is 1,400 km (870 mi) northeast of Cape Town and 260 km (160 mi) west of Johannesburg. In 2001, it had a population of 49,300. In 2007, Mafikeng was reported to have a population of 250,000 of which the CBD constitutes between 69,000 and 75,000. It is built on the open veld at an elevation of 1,500 m (4,921 ft), by the banks of the Upper Molopo River. The Madibi goldfields are some 15 km (9.3 mi) south of the town.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Mahikeng, South Africa. Explore Mahikeng travel guide before you plan your trip here. A gripping city on its own right, Sun City also deserves a visit. Add Sun City 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. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Pilanesberg International Airport. Popular vacation packages of Mahikeng are of 1-2 days.

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