Pietersburg


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Pietersburg,

South Africa: see PolokwanePolokwane
, formerly Pietersburg
, city and local municipality (2011 pop. 625,811), capital of Limpopo prov., NE South Africa. It is primarily the commercial center for the surrounding agricultural area. Iron and other minerals are mined nearby.
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Pietersburg

 

a city in the Republic of South Africa, in northern Transvaal Province. Population, 52,800 (1969, estimate). Pietersburg is linked by railroad with Johannesburg. It is the center of a region of citrus-fruit, peanut, and tobacco plantations, as well as being the center of the mining industry, which produces asbestos, gold, silver, copper, and phosphorites.

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This idea surfaces fully when the epigraph, in moving from, "a wise old man told me in Alabama," to, "another wise old man had told me the same thing near Pietersburg in South Africa" (80), leads to the invocation of "the elegance of memory / Deeper than the grave" (81).
The Pietersburg fields in the Limpopo Province are less extensive and the seams that contain amosite and crocidolite are spare, except at Penge where they can be several feet thick.
It is just not happening for the quiet man from Pietersburg who won the 2001 US Open in a playoff with Mark Brooks at Southern Hills and then produced a career-defining performance by holding off Phil Mickelson at Shinnecock Hills three years later on ludicrously-fast greens.
Die hoe mediadekking wat veranderinge van plekname in Limpopo geniet het, verwys hoofsaaklik na benamings uit die Afrikanergeskiedenis, inter alia Louis Trichardt (Makhado), Pietersburg (Polokwane) en Nylstroom (Modimolle).
When you arrive in Pietersburg they even whisk you off the train, put you aboard a 1944 DC4 plane and take you on the two-hour trip to the amazing Victoria Falls.
Ziervogel (1970: 82) does however point out that the possessive concord of the locative classes in Pedi, a Sotho dialect spoken to the south of Pietersburg, does have a variant form gwa, which is used in addition to ga.