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Hanover

This attractive and historic little town on the N1 lies more or less halfway between Cape Town, Gauteng, and KwaZulu Natal. It was established in 1854 at the base of some rocky hills on the farm Petrusvallei, which was bought from Gert Gous. Gous requested that the town be called Hanover, after his great grandfather’s town in Germany. When declared a magisterial district in 1876, the town was very fortunate to be appointed with a far-seeing magistrate, Richard Beere. He insisted that trees be planted so that resident’s descendants would have shade.

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Due to the increase in water consumption caused by an increase in residents, the spring that Hanover was built around dried up, and the number of trees seen in the town today is far less than 100 years ago. Beere loved the Karoo and spent a lot of time on the summit of Trappieskop, where a stone pyramid …

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Hanover Accommodation

Hanover has the following accommodation venues waiting to make you feel at home. Click on the venue name for booking and more details about each venues. Hotel / Motel: No Listings . Guest Houses: No Listings . Lodges: No Listings . Bed & Breakfast: No Listings . Guest Farms: No Listings . Overnight Rooms: No …

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Hanover Restaurant

Hanover has some of the finest dinning venues in the Upper Karoo region and they are waiting to serve you their delicious food prepaired and served with true Karoo hospitality and style. Restaurants: Click on the venue name to read more about them. No Listing . Pub & Grill: Click on the venue name to …

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Hanover Education

Will be updated shortly! Click on the institution name for contact details and to read more about them. Technical Colleges: No Listing High Schools: No Listing Secondary Schools: No Listing Primary Schools: No Listing

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