8 facts you might not have known about Rustenburg:

  • Kroondal ( the German community) dates back to the year 1857
  • Rustenburg used to be the 3rd oldest town in the previously know province of Transvaal.
  • It has a population of +/- 400,000 and is currently the fastest-growing city.
  • Home to the well known Royal Bafokeng Stadium.
  • Rustenburg is not only home to Olympia Park multi-purpose stadium but also hosted matches in the 1995 IRB Rugby World Cup in South Africa.
  • Rustenburg has two of the world's largest platinum mines (PMR) which produces round about 70% of the world's platinum.
  • Amongst the first residents of Rustenburg were of Indian origin and they arrived in 1877, one of the major streets were named after this family "Fatima Bhayat Street."
  • Rustenburg also brought a lot of talent to the world, Frik du Preez (former Springbok rugby player), as well as Esta Terblanche (South African soap opera actress), was born here.

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