What is Pongola famous for?

What is Pongola famous for?

The Pongola area is host to many tourist attractions including Game Farms and Lodges, the Pongolapoort Dam, famed for its Tiger Fishing and surrounding wildlife, cultural history and much more.

Why was Pongola built where it is?

During the Depression years of the 1930s, drastic irrigation systems were started in Pongola for sugar cane farms. The town thrived as a result of the canal system and a sugar mill that was built. Today it is part of the uPhongolo Local Municipality….Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal.

Pongola uPhongolo
PO box 3170
Area code 034

Which district is Pongola?

Zululand District Municipality
Pongola, Zululand District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Where is Pongola situated?

northern KwaZulu-Natal Province
Pongola is a small town situated in northern KwaZulu-Natal Province, only 10 kilometres from the Swaziland border. Pongola has 50 km2 of sugarcane and subtropical fruit plantations surrounding it. During the Depression years of the 1930s, drastic irrigation systems were started in Pongola.

What does the name Pongola mean?

Pongola, Zululand Pongola lies on the N2, wedged between the Swaziland border and the Phongolo River, meaning ‘the trough’ because of its long, deep pools with steep sides.

Is Pongola a suburb?

Pongola is a suburb of Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal with a postal code. It is about 253 kms east-northeast of ZN’s capital city of Pietermaritzburg.

Who is the owner of Jozini Dam?

Department of Water Affairs
The dam is situated just north of the settlement of Jozini, 280 km north-east of the port city of Durban….

Pongolapoort Dam
Purpose Irrigation
Opening date 1973
Owner(s) Department of Water Affairs
Dam and spillways

What is the meaning of Pongola?

What type of river is Pongola River?

The Pongola or Phongolo River is a river in South Africa. It is a tributary of the Maputo River. It rises near Utrecht in northern KwaZulu-Natal, flows east through Pongola, is dammed at Pongolapoort, and crosses the Ubombo Mountains; then it flows north towards Mozambique, joining the Maputo River.

What is the Neighbouring country north of Pongola?

country of Swaziland
Pongola is a small town situated in the lush and fertile region of northern KwaZulu-Natal, bordering the country of Swaziland.

Who built Jozini Mall?

Greater Atlantic Properties (Pty) Ltd
Greater Atlantic Properties (Pty) Ltd is owner and developer of the new R140 million mall. Retail Network Services is crafting the retail dynamics for this project, which will benefit a worthy market of over 42 000 households in its primary and secondary catchment area.

Which is the largest dam in KZN?

“We have noted that dams being supplied by the Umgeni Water Supply System are actually above average,” Ratau said. These include the Midmar Dam is at 92.5%, Nagle Dam 75.8% and Inanda Dam at 83.0%….KZN largest dam remains low despite recent rainfall.

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