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  1. 1. Perm Region, Solikamsk School № 15 Across South Africa 2008
  2. 3. The Republic of South Africa is a country located at the southern tip of the continent of Africa. To the north of South Africa lie Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland, while the Kingdom of Lesotho is an independent enclave surrounded by South African territory.
  3. 4. Geography <ul><li>The area: </li></ul><ul><li>1 233 202 km in a square </li></ul><ul><li>The highest point of the country – mountain Shampejn-Kasl (3375) </li></ul><ul><li>The South African coast stretches 2,798 kilometres and borders both the Atlantic and Indian oceans. </li></ul>
  4. 5. VIEWS OF SOUTH AFRICA Drakensberg mountains, the highest mountain range in South Africa. Fynbos, a floral kingdom unique to South Africa, is found near Cape Town Kalahari in Namibia. Gamsberg, South Africa. Sunset at Etosha, National Park Lone Fall, Blyde River Canyon, South Africa
  5. 6. Industry and agriculture <ul><li>Production of an agriculture and the mining industry: </li></ul><ul><li>Maize </li></ul><ul><li>Wheat </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Clap </li></ul><ul><li>Gold </li></ul><ul><li>Platinum </li></ul><ul><li>Chrome </li></ul><ul><li>Industries: </li></ul><ul><li>Automobile </li></ul><ul><li>Nonferrous metallurgy </li></ul><ul><li>Textile </li></ul>
  6. 7. A dministrative device <ul><li>Capital – Pretoria ( administrative), Cape Town (legislative), Bloemfontein (judicial). </li></ul><ul><li>Monetary unit – South-African rand ( 1 rand =100 cents ) </li></ul><ul><li>The form of board: Republic </li></ul><ul><li>The head of the state, the head of the government, the commander-in-chief of armed forces – the president Kgalema Motlanthe </li></ul>Flag of the African Republic
  7. 8. Cities of South Africa The largest cities Durban Cape Town Port Elizabeth Pretoria Johannesburg Bloemfontein Germanton
  8. 9. P lace s of interest The Union Buildings in Pretoria is the home of the South African executive. The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town. Side view of the Pretoria Art Museum in Arcadia, Pretoria The main fountain in the rose garden in the Johannesburg Botanical Garden Obelisks of the Afrikaans Language Monument, near Paarl. The University of South Africa.
  9. 10. P opulation <ul><li>Ethnic groups : Africans 75,2%, white 13.6%, colored 8.6%, Hindus 2.6% </li></ul><ul><li>The population : 41540 </li></ul><ul><li>Urban population:49% </li></ul><ul><li>Average life expectancy of 60 years – men, 66years – women. </li></ul><ul><li>Level of birth rate (on 1000) 26,4 </li></ul><ul><li>Death rate (on 1000) 12,3 </li></ul>
  10. 11. English language in Southern Africa <ul><li>South Africa has eleven official languages . While each language is technically equal to every other, English and Zulu have emerged recently as the chief-among-peers as they are the most widely spoken languages across racial barriers as well as globally. They are also the primary languages used in government, business and commerce. </li></ul>
  11. 12. South Africa today Pretoria Cape Town Bloemfontein Durban
  12. 13. South Africa the country of great contrasts
  13. 14. 1. Name the capital of South Africa. Pretoria Cape Town Bloemfontein Durban
  14. 15. 2. Which is the flag of South Africa? A C B D
  15. 16. 3. What languages are mainly speaking in South Africa?
  16. 17. 4. Fill in. Gobi Desert is situated in East Asia, Sahara Desert – in North Africa, ............ - in South Africa.
  17. 18. <ul><li>5. Choose the right answer. </li></ul><ul><li>The Afrikaans Monument was erected near Paarl, Western Cape Province, South Africa in 1975 to commemorate... </li></ul><ul><li>the victory of Afrikaans peoples in the fight for independence. </li></ul><ul><li>the Day of knowledge which put an end to illiteracy. </li></ul><ul><li>the semicentenary of Afrikaans being declared an official language of South Africa </li></ul>