Karoo Heartland is in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.


Map of Karoo Heartland
  • 1 Aberdeen   — an architectural conservation area with many examples of Victorian architecture
  • 2 Cookhouse   — Many believe Cookhouse was named after a small stone kitchen erected by garrison troops during the frontier wars. Today best known as a railway junction.
  • 3 Cradock — home of the annual Fish River Canoe Marathon, a two-day, 80-km event
  • 4 Graaff-Reinet — renowned for its architectural heritage and has more national monuments than any other town in South Africa
  • 5 Jansenville — site of a large basilican-style Dutch Reformed Church
  • 6 Middelburg — this little burg is in the middle of it all
  • 7 Nieu-Bethesda — a remote artistic community known for the "Owl House"
  • 8 Somerset East — produces some of the finest roses in the country, and is home to the Walter Battiss Art Gallery
  • 9 Steytlerville  
  • 10 Tarkastad   — Tarkastad mountain is nearby

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