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Northern Cape Economy

The Economy of the Northern Cape brought to you by Conference Venues South Africa including Northern Cape's clothing and textile industries, tourism industry and agriculture.

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The Northern Cape is most renowned for the diamond mines around Kimberley but also has a significant agricultural area around the Orange River, including most of the South Africa's sultana vineyards. Extensive sheep raising is the basis of the economy in the southern Karoo areas of the province.

The Northern Cape wine regions located along the Orange river includes the hottest wine producing areas in South Africa. The area is responsible for nearly 12% of all the wine produced in South Africa-mostly by large co-operatives for bulk wine production. The Hartswater region, located 50 miles north of Kimberley is South Africa's northernmost wine region.


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