Last month we gave you 20 interesting facts about the land down under. This month, we feature South Africa. You might know already that South Africa has 11 official languages and was the recent host of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, but here are 20 lesser known facts about this friendly and fascination country.
According to The Economist, South Africa is not among the list of 20 countries with brain drain people. 22. The Mompane (or Mompani) worms of Limpopo is a well-deserved meal in South Africa.
With these 82 interesting facts about South Africa, let us learn more about its people, culture, wildlife, geography, history, industries; and some information and trivia about South Africa for kids. 1. The longest continuous wine route on earth is found in South Africa. 2. ... 20. The African elephant is the largest land mammal in the world.
South Africa is one of Africa’s choicest countries that are spearheading development on the continent. The country which had been an apartheid country recently hosted the FIFA world cup in 2010 but there are other fascinating facts about South Africa that you probably have not heard of before.. In this article, we’ll bring to light the best 10 amazing and fun facts about South Africa ...
Most of South Africa's landscape is made up of high, flat areas called plateaus. These lands are covered with rolling grasslands, called highveld, and tree-dotted plains called bushveld. To the east, south, and west of the plateau lands is a mountainous region called the Great Escarpment. The ...
South Africa is a nation of about 55 million (2016) people of diverse origins, cultures, languages, and religions. The last census was held in 2011, with a more recent intercensal national survey conducted in 2016. South Africa is home to an estimated 5 million illegal immigrants, including some 3 million Zimbabweans.
These South African facts include information on the history of South Africa, statistics on South Africa and the most impressive points of South Africa’s tourism, mixed in with some fun and interesting facts about South Africa that may surprise you.
Facts About Africa. Africa is the second-largest continent in the world both in size and population. As of 2009, about 14.7 percent of the world’s population resides in Africa. Africa is home to over 1 billion people who speak over 1,500 different languages.
Africa is a continent of extremes. It’s extremely large, extremely dry, extremely poor, and extremely young. In fact, over half the continent is under the age of 25. Read on to find out 25 interesting facts that you might not know about Africa.
Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent, being behind Asia in both categories. At about 30.3 million km 2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With 1.2 billion people as of 2016, it accounts for about 16% of the world's human population.