(4) A line from Pretoria to Rustenburg (61 m.).
Oranges are cultivated chiefly in the Rustenburg, Waterberg, Zoutpansberg and Pretoria districts, grapes in Potchefstroom, Pretoria and Marico, as well as in the Zoutpansberg and Waterberg, to which northern regions the cultivation of the banana is confined.
Of the 3,032,000 lb of tobacco grown in 1904, Rustenburg produced 884,000 lb.
However, the volksraad, at a meeting held at Rustenburg on the 16th of March 1852, ratified the convention, Potgieter and Pretorius having been publicly reconciled on the morning of the same day.
Paul Kruger, who lived near Rustenburg, became a strong adherent of the new church.
By treaty between the South African Republic (then comprising the districts of Potchefstroom, Rustenburg, Pretoria and Zoutpansberg) and the republic of Lydenburg, concluded at Pretoria in 1860, the two republics were united and Pretoria chosen as the capital of the whole state, and in September of that year the Volksraad held its first meeting in the new capital.
RUSTENBURG, a district and town of the Transvaal, South Africa.
Of Pretoria is the town of Rustenburg with a population (1904) of 1815.
It was at Rustenburg that the volksraad met in March 1852 to ratify the Sand River Convention granting independence to the Transvaal Boers.
Later Rustenburg became the home of the Kruger family.