Kriel is a small town situated in the Cultural Heartlands region of Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Geography and History
The town of Kriel is mostly known for the Eskom owned coal-fired Kriel Powerstation which is situated here. The nearby coal mining town of Ogies was established on a farm called “Oogiesfontein” which means “fountain with many ‘eyes’ or springs”, from which the town’s name was derived.
Kriel has a small range of accommodation options available from Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses to Self Catering units.
Although not a huge tourist town, there are still many activities available to do in and around Kriel/Ogies, including hiking.
There are a few restaurants on offer to suit every visitors budget.
Kriel/Ogies has a thriving business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents as well as surrounding communities.
See our business directory for a list of businesses in Kriel/Ogies, or add your own free business listing.
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