The N1-tollgate near Verkeerdevlei
|• Total||7.9 km2 (3.1 sq mi)|
|• Density||270/km2 (700/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||95.0%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal code (street)|
Verkeerdevlei is a small town in the Free State province of South Africa.
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Town 39 km south-east of Brandfort. Afrikaans for ‘wrong marsh’, the name probably refers to an east-west flow of water in an area where the direction is normally west-east.
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The R703 is a Regional Route in South Africa. Its western terminus is the R64 just east of Dealesville. From there, it heads east to the town of Soutpan. Just outside Soutpan, it crosses the R700 at a staggered intersection. Continuing east, it receives the north-westerly R718 just before reaching Brandfort, where it crosses the R30 at another staggered intersection. From Brandfort, the route initially heads east, reaching a t-junction. The R703 continues along the intersecting road, heading south-east, while the other road is unsigned and heads to Winburg. The south-eastern R703 crosses the N1 to reach Verkeerdevlei. Leaving the town, it maintains its direction coming to Excelsior. Here it forms a staggered intersection with the R709 and leaves the town heading east. The route ends at Clocolan, at an intersection with the R708.
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