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South Africa. By: Morgan Lee. Map: Surrounding Countries. Namibia Botswana Zimbabwe Mozm. Capitail. Pretoria. Geography. Orange River Kalahari Desert Indian Ocean Atlantic Ocean. Major Cities. Cape Town Durban Johannesburg Pretoria Soweto. Soweto. Landmarks. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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South AfricaBy: Morgan LeeMap: Surrounding CountriesNamibiaBotswanaZimbabweMozm



Orange RiverKalahari Desert Indian OceanAtlantic Ocean

Major CitiesCape TownDurbanJohannesburgPretoriaSoweto

Soweto Landmarks Victoria and Alfred Waterfront Cape Town, South Africa

LandmarksBurgersdorpEastern Cape, South Africa

Landmarks Sterkfontein Caves Gauteng, South Africa

Outdoor Activities Deep Sea Diving Durban, South Africa

Outdoor Activities Bungee Jumping Pretoria, South Africa

Country Flagtwo equal width horizontal bands of red and blue separated by a green band that splits into a horizontal Y, the arms of which end at the corners of the hoist side; the Y embraces a black isosceles triangle from which the arms are separated by narrow yellow bands; the red and blue bands are separated from the green band and its arms by narrow white stripes; the flag colors do not have any official symbolism, but the Y stands for the "convergence of diverse elements within South African society.

LocationSouthern Africa, at the southern tip of the continent of AfricaSouth Africa is bordered by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozm.

Climatemostly semiarid; subtropical along east coast; sunny days, cool nights

Transportation Airports: 578-Cape Town (Cape Town International)-Bloemfontein (Bloemfontein International)-Durban (Durban International)-Johannesburg (Johannesburg International)-Port Elizabeth (Port Elizabeth International)-Nelspruit (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport)

TransportationHeliports: 1Railways: 362,099 km

Art and CultureSouth African Theater Grahamstown, South Africa

Art and Culture State Theatre Pretoria, South Africa

Art and Culture African Art Centre Durban, South Africa

Top 3 Languages Afrikaans 13.35% English 8.2% IsiNdebele 1.59%

FoodIndian food like curry is best known in Durban, South Africa

Additional InformationSouth African Wine is probably most well known in the Western Cape.Table Mountain in Cape Town is believed to be one of the oldest mountains in the world.

Natural Hazards Droughts in South African

Vocanos: the volcano forming Marion Island in the Prince Edward Islands, which last erupted in 2004, is South Africa's only active volcano

22Life ExpectancyAfrican Christianity Major Religion 49.33 years

Largest Ethnic GroupBlack African 79%White 9.6%Colored 8.9%Indian/Asian 2.5%

Top 3 ExportsPaper products $7.9 millionZinc $2.6 millionFood & tobacco processing machinery $4 million

Top 3 ImportsFuel oil $19 million Coal $6.9 million Sorghum, barley & oats $4 million