The Free State Province is situated in the heartland of the Karoo semi-desert of South Africa. The former Oranje-Vrystaat was the heartland of the white Afrikaaner population and therefore most people in this region speak Afrikaans, although the majority have SeSotho as mother tongue.
Popular destinations: Bloemfontein, Ladybrand and Parys
Kroonstad is a city in the Free State Province of South Africa. Because it is on the N1 (the main route between Cape Town & Johannesburg) it can be a convenient stopover when driving between these two parts of the country.