Pongola River

The Pongola River is a river in South Africa. It is a tributary of the Maputo River. It rises near Utrecht in northern KwaZulu-Natal, and crosses the Ubombo Mountains. Shortly before it flows into Mozambique, it joins the Maputo River.


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