Northern Cape

The Northern Cape Province is the largest province in South Africa, with the lowest number of residents. The capital city is Kimberley.

Northern Cape Province Map
By TUBS – This vector image includes elements that have been taken or adapted from this file:, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Some of its best-known attractions in this province are several of South Africa’s best national parks. This includes the Augrabies Falls National Park, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Namaqua National Park and the Ai Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.

Read more about South Africa’s 9 provinces.

The province borders the Free State Province, Eastern Cape Province, North-West Province and Western Cape Province. It also borders Namibia in the Northwest.

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Towns in the Northern Cape Province

The biggest city in the Northern Cape Province is Kimberley, the capital city. The other main towns include:

  • Barkly West
  • Calvinia
  • Carnarvon
  • Colesberg
  • Danielskuil
  • De Aar
  • Fraserburg
  • Griekwastad
  • Hondeklipbaai
  • Kakamas
  • Kamieskroon
  • Kathu
  • Kuruman
  • Loeriesfontein
  • Loxton
  • Nieuwoudtville
  • Prieska
  • Springbok
  • Upington

Posts About the Northern Cape

Here are all the posts focusing on the Northern Cape Province of South Africa: