Discover the quaint town of Wartburg, a town with a rich German heritage and history. It is situated in the Natal Midlands at the end of the Midlands Meander approximately 40 kilometres from Pietermaritzburg.
The town was named after Wartburg castle in Thuringia where Martin Luther translated the Bible into German. These bibles were used by by the immigrant families who arrived in South Africa in 1848. A noticeable population of German-speaking citizens still live in the area surrounding the town.
The town is mostly supported by the surrounding agricultural industry, mostly sugar cane and timber production.
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