Potchefstroom - home of the North-West University.

Potchefstroom is home to five tertiary institutions, most well-known being the Potchefstroom campus of the North-West University.

Known as the North-West Province’s “Home of Sport”, Potchefstroom is also a cultural hub. Boasting more than 30 monuments, the city has also become synonymous with the Aardklop National Arts Festival.

Resting on the meandering banks of the Mooi River, Potchefstroom offers excellent sport facilities, loads of bait for culture vultures and a vibrant social life. The city is located about 120km from Johannesburg and about 40km from Klerksdorp.

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