Ermelo, the educational, industrial and commercial centre of a 7,750mÂ² district in Mpumalanga Province of South Africa was founded by the Reverend Frans Lion Cachet of the Dutch Reformed Church, who was converted to Christianity in the town of Ermelo in the Netherlands. The town was reduced to a single standing house by the British during the Anglo-Boer War 2. Ermelo is the crossroads of three national highways, N2, N11 and the N17.
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