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Warrenton, Northern Cape is located in South Africa
Location of Warrenton, Northern Cape province, South Africa

Warrenton is an agricultural town with a population of 25,100 situated in the Vaalharts Irrigation Scheme on the banks of the Vaal River in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.

In 1880, a syndicate bought the western portion of the farm Grasbult to irrigate the fertile land and produce vegetables for the diamond fields. The town which grew here was named after Sir Charles Warren. Diamonds were discovered here in 1888 and mining continued to 1926.


Coordinates: 28°07′S 24°51′E / 28.117°S 24.85°E / -28.117; 24.85


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