Modder River (Afrikaans: Modderrivier; “modder” is Afrikaans for “mud”) situated on the N12 is an irrigation and stock farming town situated south of Kimberley near the confluence of the Riet and Modder rivers in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. It is quite common to find the Afrikaans word -rivier as part of the name.

Tributary of the Riet River. It rises near Dewetsdorp and flows westwards to join the main stream at the station Modder River in the Kimberley district.  The form Modderrivier is preferred for official purposes.

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