Vanderbijlpark is an industrial city with 95 000 inhabitants on the Vaal River in the south of the Gauteng province of South Africa. With neighbouring towns Vereeniging and Sasolburg it forms the Vaal Triangle, a major industrial region of South Africa.
The city is currently one of the most important industrial manufacturing centres in South Africa, with its chief products being iron, steel, pipes, bricks, tiles and processed lime.
The Vaal River is an important feature of the city. There are many water sports on offer; regattas, boat cruises, and opportunities to boat, ski, fish and swim in pretty surrounds. The river forms the border of Gauteng with the Free State.
Vanderbijlpark is home to the Emerald Casino Resort, Emfuleni Golf Course and the recently constructed Vaal Mall.
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