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About Underberg



Underberg is an administrative town in a dairy and cattle farming community in the Mzimkulu River valley of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is situated at the foot of the 1,904 m Hlogoma Peak (place of echoes) in the foothills of the southern Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal. Underberg was established in 1917 when the railway from Pietermaritzburg reached the area. It is an important commercial centre for the region's farming industry providing many of the support services. It is also a trading point for people who come down the nearby Sani Pass from Lesotho. The town also houses provincial offices of Social Welfare, Transport, and a Clinic; as well as the municipal library. The Underberg School offers pre-primary and primary education. Churches in town are the Catholic Church, Congregational Church and Highlands Church International