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Mountain at which Kariega River arises. The name is derived from Khoikhoi aga-full of reeds, and koe-mountain. Rietberg in Afrikaans. The area is malaria free and 

• New Dictionary of South African Place Names by Peter E Raper
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Last updated : 10-Oct-2016

This article was produced for South African History Online on 16-Sep-2016