The frequent snow on the Drakensberg mountain peaks led the San to call the region "Qwa-Qwa" (whiter than white). In Afrikaans it was known as "Witsieshoek", after Oetse (also Witsie and Wetsi), a Makholoko chief who lived there from 1839 to 1856.[Wikipedia]

The area is beautifully located surrounded by Mountains as well as the Golden Gate Highlands National Park boasting a variety of wildlife and scenery

Areas: QwaQwa - Phuthaditjhaba - Golden Gate - Clarens - Harrismith - Kestel - Paul Roux - Senekal - Fixsburg - Fouriesburg - Bethlehem - Warden - Van Reenen - Kestel

 

Population : 16 236(2011)

 

Languages: Sotho - Afrikaans - Zulu - English

 



 

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