What Is Orania In South Africa?
Orania is a town founded by Afrikaners. It is located along the Orange River in the Karoo region of the Northern Cape province.
The town is split into two halves by the R369 road and is 871 kilometers from Cape Town and approximately 680 kilometers from Pretoria. Its climate is semi-arid.
What is special about Orania?
Orania is a small town located on the banks of the Orange River that has been developed as a stronghold for Afrikaans
culture and the Afrikaner as a people who wish to exclusively preserve their language and identity. It is a place where anyone who identifies themselves as an Afrikaner is welcome to live.
What is the currency of Orania?
The Ora is the local currency of Orania, an Afrikaner whites-only town in South Africa first issued in April 2004.
It is pegged at par with the South African rand.
How do I become a citizen of Orania?
To become a resident of Orania, you must appear before a selection committee consisting of existing residents.
The two main criteria are that you must respect Afrikaner traditions and the Afrikaans language, and you must respect the Christian religion.