Vaal River


Vaal River

geographical name

River, South Africa. Rising in Mpumalanga province, it flows west 750 mi (1,210 km), forming part of the boundary between Mpumalanga and Free State provinces, to empty into the Orange River in Northern Cape province. It is primarily used for irrigation.

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