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Paarl

(pärl), city, part and seat of Drakenstein local municipality, Western Cape prov., S South Africa, on the Berg River. It is the center of South Africa's wine industry and of a tobacco-growing region. Canned foods, jams, textiles, and cigarettes are important products. Paarl was founded in 1687 by Dutch farmers, and in 1690 French Huguenots settled there. It is the site of a teachers college and of a commercial college.

Paarl

 

a city in the Republic of South Africa, in the southwest of Cape of Good Hope Province. Population including suburbs, 48,600 (1970). The city is connected by railroad with Cape Town. Founded in 1690, Paarl is the center of an important agricultural area. The city has industries producing wine and spirits, jam, canned fruit, and tobacco products. There are also sawmilling and textile-manufacturing enterprises. Paarl has a climatic health resort.

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Afriplex operates out of its 6 000 square meters, state-of-the-art GMP production facility in Paarl, Western Cape. The facility complies with local and international cGMP standards and boasts numerous international accreditations.
The Provincial Primary Schools Athletics Championships are the bedrock for Free State learners to be selected into the Provincial Primary Team that will participate at the National Primary Schools Championships in Paarl, Western Cape from 15 17 March 2018.
The second day's play at the pearl Valley Golf Estate in Paarl, Western Cape, where james Kingston is the defending champion having taken last year's crown.
The opening day's play of the South African Open at the Pearl Valley Golf Estate in Paarl, Western Cape, where James Kingston is the defending champion having taken last year's crown with a one-shot victory over England's Oliver Wilson.
The course Pearl Valley Signature course, Paarl, Western Cape Length 7,319 yards Par 72 Four-year-old Jack Nicklaus layout rated by Ernie Els as one of the best in South Africa gets its second year in the SA Open spotlight.
James Kingston acknowledges applause from the gallery on the 18th hole en route to winning the South African Open at Paarl, Western Cape, yesterday Picture, WARREN LITTLE/GETTY IMAGES
He finished on two under par at the Pearl Valley Golf Estates course in Paarl, Western Cape.
The third day's play at the Pearl Valley Golf Estate in Paarl, Western Cape. England's Oliver Wilson established a one-stroke lead over James Kingston at this stage last year.
COLLATED second round scores & totals in the European Tour SA Open Championship, Pearl Valley Golf Estates, Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa (Gbr & Irl unless stated, par 72): 132 Michael Lorenzo-Vera (Fra) 67 65, 134 Damien McGrane 70 64, Charl Schwartzel (Rsa) 69 65, Ernie Els (Rsa) 67 67, Lee Westwood 66 68, 135 Thomas Aiken (Rsa) 71 64, Gareth Maybin 66 69, David Horsey 70 65, 136 Len Mattiace (USA) 70 66, Fabrizio Zanotti (Par) 64 72, Keith Horne (Rsa) 66 70, Branden Grace (Rsa) 69 67, Retief Goosen (Rsa) 70 66, Michael Hoey 70 66, Ross McGowan 66 70.