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Philippolis

Philippolis, Xhariep Region, Free StatePhilippolis is the oldest town in the Free State. This small historical gem is situated in the south-western Free State Xhariep Region near the Gariep Dam, also called the Free State ‘Karoo’ region, and is surrounded by the sheep farms that do well in the semi-arid grassland and scrub terrain dotted with ironstone hillocks (or ‘koppies’). Founded in 1822, Philippolis boasts a rich Griqua history from the 1820 – 1860 period when the Griqua people of South Africa controlled much of the F...

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