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Florisbad is a health resort 45 km northwest of Bloemfontein and 47 km south-west of Brandfort, near the Haagenstad salt-pan. Named after Floris Venter who opened up the mineral spring. Florisbad archaeological and paleontological site is now a tourist attraction.[1]

Florisbad
Florisbad is located in Free State (South African province)
Florisbad
Florisbad
Florisbad is located in South Africa
Florisbad
Florisbad
Florisbad is located in Africa
Florisbad
Florisbad
 Florisbad shown within Free State
Coordinates: 28°45′58″S 26°04′59″E / 28.766°S 26.083°E / -28.766; 26.083Coordinates: 28°45′58″S 26°04′59″E / 28.766°S 26.083°E / -28.766; 26.083
Country South Africa
Province Free State
District Lejweleputswa
Municipality Masilonyana

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 165. Retrieved 28 August 2013.