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  Free State Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Free State is a province of South Africa, deriving from the old Orange Free State.
In 9 June 1995 was changed from Orange Free State to Free State.
The current borders date from 1994 when the Bantustans were abolished and included into the provinces of South Africa.
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 Encyclopedia: Free State Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Flag of the Orange Free State The Orange Free State (Afrikaans: Oranje Vrystaat) was the historical precursor to the present day Free State province of the Republic of South Africa.
The Eastern Cape is a province of South Africa.
Limpopo (until 11 June 2003 Northern Province; before 1994 the region was part of the Transvaal) is the northernmost province of South Africa.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Free-State-Province   (934 words)

  
 Free State Province -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Its capital is (The seat of the supreme court) Bloemfontein which is also South Africa's judical capital.
The current borders date from 1994 when the (Click link for more info and facts about Bantustans) Bantustans were abolished and included into the (Click link for more info and facts about provinces of South Africa) provinces of South Africa.
It is situated on flat boundless plains in the heart of South Africa.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fr/free_state_province.htm   (128 words)

  
 Free State Province - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Letter from William Penn Proprietary and Governor of Pennsylvania in America to the Committee of the Free Society of Traders of that Province Residing in London
State or province?: Bond or free?, addressed particularly to the people of Arkansas
Treeplanting in Orange Free State, Griqualand west, Bechuanaland and north-eastern districts of the Cape Province (Bulletin)
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 South Africa: Free State Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Free State lies in the heart of South Africa, with the Kingdom of Lesotho nestling in the hollow of its bean-like shape.
The Free State is the third-largest province in South Africa.
The mining industry is the biggest employer in the Free State and is responsible for some 22.6% of GGP of the province.
www.southafrica-newyork.net /consulate/provinces/freestate.htm   (740 words)

  
 Free State Province in South Africa - Useful South African Vacation Tips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At heart of the country, between South Africa’s largest rivers, the Vaal in the north and the Orange in the south, lies the Free State, a province with rolling hills in the west and majestic mountains in the south and east where some of South Africa’s most valued San rock art is found.
Wetland areas in the northern Free State are home to the crowned crane and rare wattled crane.
It is the economic and cultural heart of the Free State and houses the Supreme Court of Appeal and the University of the Free State.
www.southafricatraveltips.com /free-state.html   (420 words)

  
 The Free State Province, South Africa: Tourist Information & Activities
Of all the provinces, this one presents the classic scene of the sunny veld, the high-lying, spacious grass-covered prairie land with deep-blue African skies, majestic cloud formations in summer and a skyline broken by the occasional flat-topped koppie (hill-like mountain).
The Free State lies in the heart of South Africa, with the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho nestling in the hollow of its bean-like shape.
The southern Free State shares the true Karoo semi-desert and its barren landscapes, while the north is blessed by the liquid gold of the Vaal River.
www.eyesonafrica.net /south-african-safari/freestate-info.htm   (1074 words)

  
 The socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS on households in South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was conducted in two communities in the Free State province, one urban (Welkom) and one rural (QwaQwa), in which the HIV/AIDS epidemic is rife.
Of the nine provinces, the Free State has the second highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS and the second highest rate of increase in prevalence.
Welkom is situated in Region C, one of six former health regions in the Free State.
www.mrc.ac.za /aids/march2002/economic.htm   (2477 words)

  
 South Africa Travel | Orange Free State Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Free State lies between the Vaal River in the north and the Orange River in the south.
This province lies central on the interior plateau of South Africa and is characterized by its grass plains and dolerite hills.
The Free State is in the summer rainfall region of South Africa.
www.africansky.com /travel/orangefreestate.html   (317 words)

  
 Q-online - maps: Free State Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
ree State province (formerly the Orange Free State) was one of the first Boer Republics to declare itself so mid nineteenth century, hence the name "free".
The province is associated with gold for two reasons: the colour of the central plains with its savannahs and the gold that lies beneath its surface.
The province is generally very hot and sunny and the arid climate makes it very suitable for growing corn and raising sheep because of the huge grass supply.
www.q.co.za /2001/travel/fs/map-fs.html   (266 words)

  
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Botshabelo, a must-see for the cultural tourist, remains a monument to apartheid planning in the Free State.
Bethlehem is the largest commercial, industrial and educational centre in the eastern Free State and by tradition the northern terminus of the ‘mountain route’.
It is also where the patriotic will of Basoeto, Free State settler and British often crossed in the past.
www.dteea.fs.gov.za /map.htm   (717 words)

  
 Free State Province [ Zoom South - Tour and Travel South Africa ]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Embraced by several of South Africa's provinces, the the Free State assumes its rightful place at the heart of the country.
The Free State is a rural province of wide horizons and blue skies, with farmland, mountains, gold-fields, and widely dispersed towns.
The capital of the Free State is Bloemfontein, having a well-established institutional, educational and administrative infrastructure and housing the seat of the Provincial Government as well as the Supreme Court of Appeal.
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 Useful Links - North West Province South Africa
The Free State in the heart of South Africa is rich in history with diverse cultures and a variety of activities.
the Northern Free State, the Eastern Free State, the Free State Goldfields and the Transgariep.
The province is situated in the north eastern part of the country and borders both Mozambique and Swaziland.
www.tourismnorthwest.co.za /links/index.html   (1637 words)

  
 Bloemfontein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bloemfontein, the Capital City of the Free State Province in South Africa, is centrally situated roughly in the middle of the Province, as well as in South Africa.
The atmosphere that one feels in Bloemfontein, this heart of the Free State situated in the central highlands, is one based on an appreciation of family values, where quality of life is of prime importance.
The "Pride of the Free State" housing the Provincial Administration and a 26th-floor revolving restaurant.
www.places.co.za /html/bloemfontein.html   (799 words)

  
 Free State Accommodation | Free State South Africa Accommodation Directory
With its wealth of historical and cultural attractions and excellent facilities, Bloemfontein is the ideal place to start a tour of the Free State.
Fouriesburg: Oranje Guest Farm is a 1 200-hectare working farm, set amongst the beautiful mountains of the eastern Free State.
Situated in a lush valley amongst rolling hills near the edge of the escarpment, it commands a spectacular view...
www.freestate-venues.co.za   (505 words)

  
 Free State Province
Situated on the plateau between the Vaal and Orange Rivers, the Free State is farming and gold mining country.
Pride of the province is the beautiful Golden Gate Highlands National Park in the eastern Free State.
The capital of the Free State is known as the "City of Roses" after the King's Park Rose Garden, containing over 4,000 bushes.
africangamesafari.com /free_state.html   (383 words)

  
 SPEECH BY THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AT THE LAUNCH OF THE INTERACTIVE-LEARNING, COMMUNICATION AND MANAGEMENT CENTRE (ICAM) ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is an important day for the Free State and as you have said that a new chapter in training is about to start.
The Free State has given real meaning to the definition we adopted at the first national Telemedicine Conference in November 2000.
Free State has taken an idealistic vision and delivered a tangible tool to ensure that this equity gap or in this instance, the vast distance between your urban and rural facilities is reduced.
www.caa.gov.za /doh/docs/sp/2002/sp0219.html   (1650 words)

  
 Free State Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On a national basis, the Free State contributes about 16,5 per cent of South Africa’s total mineral output.
The mining industry is the biggest employer in the Free State and is responsible for some 22,6 per cent of GGP of the province.
The more than 400-km long goldfields stretch across Gauteng and the Free State, with the largest gold-mining complex being Free State Consolidated Goldfields with a mining area of 32 918 ha.
www.fsl.gov.za /pubs/Other/free_state_province.htm   (763 words)

  
 Drakensberg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They are drained on the west by the Orange and Vaal rivers, and on the east and south by a number of smaller rivers, the Tugela being the largest.
The range thus separates KwaZulu-Natal Province from Free State Province, looming over the nearby coast of Natal.
Drakensberg Tourist map which is free to order.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Drakensberg   (506 words)

  
 Free State Relief Map | Free State Province of South Africa - A Relief Map | The Free State Province Atlas and Maps, ...
Free State Province of South Africa - A Relief Map
The Free State South Africa: The Frree State relief map, South Africa.
The Free State - covering an area of 129 480 square kilometres - is situated in the centre of the country, bordered north and south by the Vaal and Orange Rivers and on the west by Lesotho...
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 Free State Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The road network density of the Province is the third- highest in the country.
The national road, which is the artery between Gauteng and the Western and Eastern Cape, passes through the middle of the Free State.
The plains of South Africa's interior plateau between the Vaal and Orange rivers form the Free State.
sandmc.pwv.gov.za /NewSite/Free_State.htm   (552 words)

  
 Bloemfontein Tourist Information Office, Free State Province, South Africa
Stately museum buildings stand proudly visible at the ends of bustling main streets in the business district while small monuments and memorials, almost unnoticeable, are preserved even in built-up suburbs.
Queens Fort Military Museum, Freshford House, War Museum, Free State Education Museum, Unit Museum of I Special Service Battalion, Jukskei Museum of Hercules Taljaard, National Afrikaans Literature Museum, Rugby Museum of Choet Visser, Free State Agricultural Museum and the SA Armour Museum.
State President Swart Park and Kings Park with its more than 4 000 rose bushes, the Bloemfontein Zoo, which is open every day of the year, and a series of modern sports stadia for rugby, athletics, cricket, hockey as well as an Olympic size swimming pool.
www.linx.co.za /bloemfontein   (637 words)

  
 Free State Department of Agriculture - Page of the MEC for Agriculture in the Free State Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is my sincere conviction that efficient goodwill and co-operation exist between fl and white farmers in our landlocked Free State province, economically largely dependent on farming, these are characteristics that set this province apart.
In this we have the assistance and co-operation of Agri Free State, who are volunteering to tutor emerging farmers to help acquire the skills of an economically viable way of farming.
We have recently launched an intensive agricultural training programme in partnership with Agri Free State, the National African Farmer’s Union, Senwes, the Glen Institute of Agriculture and the Central University of Technology.
www.glen.agric.za /HOME/mec.html   (480 words)

  
 The Free State Province in South Africa
Another major destination in the Free State is the captital Bloemfontein which has a rich cultural offer.
The landscape of the Free State is characterised by the typical expanse of the South African interior plateau.
The treeless grass plains are now maize and wheat fields or, especially in the drier regions, sheep farms.
www.southafrica-travel.net /kalahari/e6ofs01.htm   (193 words)

  
 Chapter7
This study was conducted in two districts in the southern part of the Free State.
The general management and farming practices adopted by small-scale cattle farmers in Thaba Nchu and Botshabelo are still done in a traditional and unproductive manner.
The general farming characteristics and management practices of small-scale cattle farming activities in Thaba Nchu and Botshabelo districts of the Free State Province are characterised by communal grazing, overstocking of the veld, small and unbalanced herds, uncontrolled breeding and crossbreeding, poor reproductive performance, natural weaning, low milk production, and lack of basic disease control practices.
www.ilri.cgiar.org /InfoServ/Webpub/Fulldocs/AnGenResCD/docs/SustainableAgriculture/Chapter7.htm   (2872 words)

  
 ARC-ILI, Publications, Articles: The consequences of wind erosion in the Free State Province and measures against it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The consequences of wind erosion in the Free State Province and measures against it
On request of the province, the ARC-Institute for Agricultural Engineering (ILI) did a survey of the damage done by wind erosion and compiled a publication on the findings.
Although the practice of obtaining and strewing protective material is seldom applied in the grain producing districts of the Free State Province, it can be applied with success on small local patches of land.
www.arc.agric.za /institutes/ili/main/publications/wind.htm   (1275 words)

  
 Orange Free State (Province of South Africa 1910-1994)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Orange Free State / Oranje Vrystaat (named after the Orange river, so called after the Dutch royal house) was located in the centre of South Africa and has an international border only with Lesotho.
As a province of South Africa between 1910 and 1994, the Orange Free State had no official provincial flag but the old Boer republic flag (Oranje Vrijstaat) was often used unofficially.
In addition to Qwaqwa, there was a portion of Bophuthatswana at Thaba Nchu - about 50km east of Bloemfontein - in the old Orange Free State province.
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 Free State Province, South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In central eastern South Africa, coincides (100%?) with the old province of Orange Free State.
The province has (following the reabsorption of Qwaqwa and Thaba Nchu) the same area that its predecessors had in 1910 and in 1890.
There is currently a debate in this country as to wether the provinces should have their own flags or not with the ANC holding the view that the provinces should not have individual flags.
www.netlinkit.dk /fotw/flags/za-fs.html   (162 words)

  
 Free State-Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Free State offers majestic mountains, wide golden plains, impressive sandstone cliffs, fields of cosmos and golden yellow sunflowers.
If it's a memorable experience you're looking for, the Free State is an ideal break-away holiday destination.
The Soccer World Cup 2010 is just around the corner for South Africa, and hundreds-of-thousands of tourists are expected to invade the Free State...
www.freestateonline.co.za   (264 words)

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