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Location Loeriesfontein: 120km southwest of Brandvlei and 63km northeast of Nieuwoudtville

Region: Namakwa

Nearby Towns: Brandvlei, Nieuwoudtville, Calvinia

 The quiver tree is symbolic of the province

Said to have been named after a Jewish travelling salesman named Lurie or alternatively it could be named after the Loerie bird (Turacu corythaix). 

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Explore Loeriesfontein 

Quiver Tree Forest 
One of the world’s largest quiver (Aloe dichotoma) forests, they grow to 4m, store water in their trunks, resist drought indefinitely and live up to 400 years. The Khoisan’s use of their bark for quivers gave them their colloquial name.
Spring Flowers 
A myriad of species of spring wild flower display rivals that of neighbouring Namakwa.
Windpump Museum
A unique windpump museum, of which there are only two in the world (the other is in the USA). There is also an interesting museum in the old Baptist Church.