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Polokwane is the capital city of Limpopo and is located in the Capricorn region of the province. The city was founded in the gold rush of the 1880`s, and was originally named Pietersburg after a well-known General Petrus (Piet) Jacobus Joubert. In February 2002, the city was renamed Polokwane, a Northern Sotho word which means Place of Safety

This young city is the largest in Northern South Africa and is a bustling and vibrant metropolis. It`s a beautiful city surrounded by tree-lined suburbs and fascinating townships and rural villages. With the lowest crime statistics in the country, Polokwane is true to its name Place of Safety. Its schools produce good results and medical facilities are world class.


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​On the 31st of July 1886 Landdros (Magistrate) Dietlof Siegfried Mare wrote his first official letter from the Magistrate`s Court and the town of Pietersburg (now Polokwane) was officially recognised. To this day, the main street through the Polokwane city centre is called Landdros Mare Street.