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Living in Klerksdorp, South Africa:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Klerksdorp, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked four people living in Klerksdorp what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:


4 comments on “Klerksdorp”

An old small town filled with multicultural people. It was a formerly known as a predominantly Afrikaans town but in recent years has been quite diverse. It is has many old gold mines around the area. The town also has one of the biggest hospitals in the province and also a the biggest single-phased mall.

Matimu, says: 2020

The residents are diverse–whites, blacks, and Indians all coexisting in harmony. Businesses are a success here while jobs are hard to find. There are three malls with Matlosana Mall being the most popular. There are plenty of grocery shops. Restaurants are quite few considering the population.

Sabelo, says: 2020

Klerksdorp is the one of the largest cities in the northwest, dominated by the primary economic activities agriculture and mining. It is also the largest distributor of automobiles in the province. A large percentage of Klerksdorp residents speak SeTswana and Afrikaans. The city also has a surplus of schools to cater for its residents’ educational needs and is located only 45 km from Potchefstroom, home of the Northwest University main campus.

Kutlwano, says: 2020

It is a very small town. The town is mostly resided by Indians. There are only two malls in this town. The place is usually quite and peaceful. Roads are quite clean which makes driving a fun thing to do here. The people of this town are an absolute delight as they always look out for each other.

Appraise, says: 2020

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