South Africa
South Africa
South Africa

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About South Africa:-South Africa is slightly less than twice the size of Texas-Population: 49,052,489-Ethnic groups percent: Black 79%, White 9.6%, Indian/Asian 2.5%-5.7 million people have HIV/Aids-Best Economy in Africa-Government type: Republic-Militarty Branches: South Africa National Defense Force (SANDF), South Africa Army, South Africa Navy, South Africa Air Force

Intresting Facts:-In 2010 their was a world cup held in South Africa-South Africa is the second largest exporter of fruit in the world-South Africa has the longest wine route in the world-South Africa has the cheapest electricity in the world-South Africa is the sole producer of the Mercedes Benz C-class right hand drive vehicles-South Africa has the most luxourios train in the world The Rovos RailLocation:-Southern tip of Africa-Surrounding borders: Namibia, Botswana, and MozambiqueSports:-Soccer, marthon running, basketball, golfing, and cricket-Soccer (football):
Bafana Bafana, South Africa's national football team.
Bafana Bafana, South Africa's national football team.
Marathons:
Comrades Marathon
Comrades Marathon
Basketball:
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Golfing:
Golfing at Hans Merensky
Golfing at Hans Merensky
Cricket:
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Time line:-4th century: Migrants from north settle joining the San and Khoikhoi people-1852: British grant limited self-gov to Transvaal-Late 1850's: Boers proclaim Transvaal a republic-1880: Boers rebel agianst the British Sparking the first Anglo-Boer war-Mid 1880's: Gold is discovered in Transvaal triggering the gold rush-1899: British troops gather on the Transvaal border and the second Anglo-Boer war begins-1902: Treaty of Vereeniging ends the second war both become of the British Empire-1966: Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd was assainated-1970's: More than 3 million people forcibly resettled in 'Black Homelands'-2010: South Africa Hosts the World Cup football tournament-2010: Civil servants stage nation-wide strikeLanguages:
Language distribution by population group
Language distribution by population group
Things To Be Aware Of:-Drugs such as: heroin, cocaine and more-Watch out for: AIDS, Typhoid Fever, and Hepatitas A-South Africa also has a high rate of murders, assualts, and rapeTourism:-Table Mt. in Cape Town
Table Mountain as seen from Bloubergstrand
Table Mountain as seen from Bloubergstrand

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