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South Africa

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  • 1. Hannah Pitt ! Kyle Martin ! 1C2 1p6 Mr McGowan South Africa !
  • 2. South Africa !
    • There are lots of Capital Citys , and they are Pretoria , Cape Town , Bloemfontein .
    • 11 official languages including English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, Setswana, Xhosa and Zulu – Major Cities !
    • Main exports are Gold, diamonds, metals and minerals, cars, machinery .
    • Population is 48.8 million (UN, 2008)
    • Major religion - Christianity, Islam .
    • Largest city – Johannesburg
    • The President of South Africa is Kgalema Motlanthe
  • 3. History !
    • The San people were the first settlers; the Khoikhoi and Bantu-speaking tribes followed. The Dutch East India Company landed the first European settlers on the Cape of Good Hope in 1652, launching a colony that by the end of the 18th century numbered only about 15,000. Known as Boers or Afrikaners, and speaking a Dutch dialect known as Afrikaans, the settlers as early as 1795 tried to establish an independent republic.
  • 4. People !
    • South Africa's population of forty million is three-quarters black (African) and about 15% white (European), with the remaining 10% comprised of people of mixed white, Malayan, and black descent and people of Asian (mostly Indian) descent.
  • 5. Charity Projects !
    • Our charity has been active in South Africa since the early 1980s when the charity's first SOS Children’s Village opened in Ennerdale, 30km south of Johannesburg. Today it is home to over 150 children in its 15 family homes, with four houses for older SOS children completing their education or occupational training and taking their first guided steps towards independence.
  • 6. Wildlife !
    • Apart from spectacular scenery there are many places in South Africa where wildlife and nature can be enjoyed. Here visitors have great South African safaris.
    • Explore the wildlife world of south Africa, because the more you know about the animals, the more interesting it gets to watch them.
  • 7. Terrain !
    • Terrain - vast interior plateau rimmed by rugged hills and narrow coastal plain.
  • 8. Landmarks !
    • Church Square - Pretoria expanded around Church Square, at the intersection of Church Street and Paul Kruger Streets.
  • 9. Famous People !
    • Mike Horn, South African explorer and athlete, accomplished a unique feat: a solo journey around the world along the equator, using only his own resources.
    • Once an ANC activist, political prisoner and populist politician, leading businessman Mosima Gabriel (Tokyo) Sexwale is a man with a personal history as fascinating as the changes that have taken place in South Africa.
                                      
  • 10. Interesting Facts !
    • Here is some interesting facts on South Africa. South Africa is a weird and wonderful place.
    • The Tugela Falls is the second highest waterfall in the world, where the water tumbles down 850 metres
    • South Africa has the longest wine route in the world.
    • South Africa was the worlds best performing tourist destination in 2002.
  • 11. Interesting Facts !
    • Here is some interesting facts on South Africa. South Africa is a weird and wonderful place.
    • The Tugela Falls is the second highest waterfall in the world, where the water tumbles down 850 metres
    • South Africa has the longest wine route in the world.
    • South Africa was the worlds best performing tourist destination in 2002.
  • 12. Thanks for Listening !!!

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