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  • 1. SOUTH AFRICA Iyan Sandrihttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html

2. LOCATION Size 1.2 mil km2 (470,462 mile2) Continent Africa Southern Hemisphere 29-34 degrees latitude http://www.who.int/countries/zaf/en/ 3. CLIMATERedlands, Ca AVG precip 13.61 Moderate AVG temp 63.65 Comparable to Southern 96 20 California Sunny days cool nights 1676Rainfall in inches tempiture F56 123684 160 -4FebMarAprOctNovDecJanJunJulAugSepMay http://www.geography.hunter.cuny.edu /~tbw/wc.notes/15.climates.veg/notes_ chap15.htm 4. CLIMATE: EXAMPLEKaroo, SouthAfrica http://www.liv.ac.uk/environmental-sciences/PG/Projects2011/Hooke2_2011.ht 5. PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT Inland Plateau Savanna Mountains Narrow Coastal plains Mount Njesuthi 3,408 m http://mappery.com/South-Africa-Physical-Map 6. PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:EXAMPLE Blyde RiverCanyon, Mpumalanga Provincehttp://www.greglasley.net/nonBirds/blydecanyon.html 7. BIODIVERSITY HOT SPOTSThree biodiversity hot spots Cape Floral region Succulent Karoo Maputoland-Pondolandhttp://www.conservation.org/where/priority_areas/hotspots/africa/Cape-Floristic-Region/Pages/default.aspx 8. BIODIVERSITY http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Spain,_autumn_2011_051.jpghttp://onestonedcrow.blogspot.com/2009/08/halfmens-pachypodium-namaquanum.html 9. HISTORY Dutch traders landed 1652 Became know as Boers/Afrikaners British occupation 1795 Gold (1886) and Diamonds(1887) Boers War 1899-1902 Independence 5/31/1910 Republic of South Africahttp://www.channel4.com/programmes/endgame/articles/timeline-of-south-african-hist1961 10. APARTHEID Started in 1948 National Party was in control 4 providences and 10 homelands(black sections) Segregation/ White rule 4 races:white, Indian, colored, and black http://www.channel4.com/programmes/endgame/articles/history-of-south-africa-part-2-of-2 African National Congress(ANC) Main opposition Strained relations with West Ended in 1994 Full military integration 2003 11. POST-APARTHEID Continued racial tension if they [africans] didnt do theirhomework they got another try and we[whites] got detention. National Anthem National Anthem of South Africa (1994) Mix of Apartheid AnthemsGod Bless Africa non-white The Call of South Africa white Commonwealth restored ANC has won all presidentialelectionshttp://www.channel4.com/programmes/endgame/articles/timeline-of-south-african-hist Register of Reconciliation http://www.justice.gov.za/trc/ror/index.htm 12. GOVERNMENT Constitutional Republic Multiparty parliamentary Three-tier(local, provincial, national) Three Capitals Pretoria (Administrative) Cape Town (Legislative) Bloemofontein (Judicial) 9 Providenceshttp://www.southafrica.to/provinces/provinces.htm 13. ECONOMY Human Development Index 0.61 (2011) PPP (2009) $9,790 USDhttp://travel.fyicenter.com/Currency/ZAR_South_African_Rand. Randphp 7.164/USDhttp://exploringafrica.matrix.msu.edu/students/curriculum/m20/activity2.php 14. PEOPLEAge distribution 50.59 million (2001 census) 5.7 79.5% black 9% white 9% colored65.8 2.5% Asian (Indian) Estimated annual growth rate(2012) -0.412% BR 19.32/1,000 DR 17.23/ 1,00028.5 Life (2012) Expectancy: 48 female, 50 male% Infant mortality: 42.67/1,000 0-14 15-64 65+ 15. PEOPLE: CON. Languages Afrikaans, English, isiNdebele, isiXhosa,isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, siSwati, Tshivenda, and Xitsonga Religion Predominantly Christian Education Compulsory 7-15 year olds Sports Soccer Cricket http://www.guardian.co.uk/fold-cup-ticket-sales Rugby 16. FOOD Boerewors Sausage Biltong Beef jerky form wild meat Pap Maze, flour, waterhttp://www.gapyear.com/articles/148890/andrew-tipps-guide-to-south-africa Staple http://www.stanford.edu/~szeng/cs105a/index.http://southafricanrecipes.org/south-african-biltong.html 17. UNIQUENESS Flag Totally encompassesLesotho Government body separatedgeographically https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html 18. WHY SOUTH AFRICA? Friends Husband girlfriend District 9 Apartheid Bird of Paradise http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Spain,_autumn_2011_051.jpghttp://www.imdb.com/title/tt1136608/ 19. SOURCES U.S. Department of State. Background Note: South Africa. http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2898.htm. Accessed4/12/12. Updated 1/2012 Kerry Kotze (immigrant from South Africa). E-mail questioner. 3/20/12 World Health Organization. South Africa. http://www.who.int/countries/zaf/en/. Accessed 4/5/2012. Updated 2012 CIA Factbook. South Africa. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html. Accessed4/11/2012. Updated 3/2012 South African Government online. http://www.gov.za/ . Accessed 4/10/2012. Updated 4/2012 History of Apartheid. Endgame. Channel 4. http://www.channel4.com/programmes/endgame/articles/history-of-apartheid-part-1-of-2. Accessed 4/12/2012. Updated 5/2009. Accessed 4/11/12. Updated 2009. Western Regional Climate Center. http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/summary/Climsmsca.html . Accessed 4/13/2012. Updated2012. South Africa. Human Development Reports. http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/ZAF.html . Accessed 4/20/12.Updated 20011 Images from noted URLS