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  • 1. South Africa
    Kayla Cook
    Mr. Fleming’s Class
    10 YOC
  • 2. The Location Of South Africa
    South Africa is located in Africa, by the most southern point.
    Bordering countries:
    Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia,
    and Mozambique.
    The nine provinces: The
    Eastern Cape, Free State,
    Gauteng, Kwazulu-Natal,
    Limpopo, Mpumalanga,
    Northern Cape, North West and
    Western Cape.
  • 3. Geographic Features Of South Africa
    Table Mountain.
    The Indian Ocean (on the East) and the Atlantic Ocean (on the West.)
    Cape Point.
    Grassy hills and beautiful mountains, rivers, and a desert, called the Kalahari.
  • 4. The Climate Of South Africa
    We have four seasons.
    Average climate is moderate.
  • 5. The Environment Of South Africa
    The national animal is
    the springbok.
    The national flower is
    the protea.
  • 6. More About The Environment
    Mountains
    Jungles
    A Desert
    Atlantic and Indian Ocean
    Beautiful beaches
  • 7. The Timeline Of South Africa
  • 8. The Customs and Traditions Of South Africa
    Celebrate Independence Day, Freedom Day, Reconciliation Day, Christmas and New Year.
    11 official languages, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, Swati, Tshivenda, Xitsonga, Afrikaans, Ndebele, Xhosa, Zulu and English.
    We have a lot of different foods, like pap and biltong, milktart, Malva pudding. Influenced by Dutch, Malay and Indian cultures. Good wines from French Huguenot influence.
  • 9. South African Music and Dancing
    Video by Craig Cook (Dad)
  • 10. The Government Of South Africa
    The President is Jacob Zuma.
    South Africa is a democracy.
    Government has 13 political parties with the African National
    Congress (ANC) being the ruling
    party.
    Before 1994, only white South Africans were allowed to vote.
    Since 1994, all South Africa citizens over the age of 18 are allowed to vote.
  • 11. The Economy Of South Africa
    Farming, mining, and automotive industries run the economy.
    The currency used is Rand, in denominations 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200’s.
    Tourism contributes to the economy.
  • 12. The Tourism Of South Africa
    Shops, activities and places to see.
    Things to do: game farms, horse riding, safaris, camping, hiking, running on the beach, kite surfing, and surfing.
    Things to see: The beautiful Table Mountain, sunsets, wild animals, the oceans, Cango Caves, Cape Point, Big Five, Drakensberg Mountains and our beautiful Coastline.
    Soccer, rugby and cricket.
  • 13. Miscellaneous
    First heart transplant was performed in Cape Town by Dr. Christiaan Barnard in 1967.
    Known as the “Rainbow Nation.”
    Won the Rugby World Cup in 1995.
    Known for it’s gold and diamonds.
    Hosted the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
    Zakumi
  • 14. South Africa
    South Africa is a beautiful country that you should visit. You would be surprised as to how many things there are for you to do and see!
    In an effort to convince you I added some pictures from my recent holiday.
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  • 25. Bibliography
    www.online.culturegrams.com/kids/kids_=1&wmn=Africa&cid+45&cn=South_Africa
    www.Sportsnwmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/world-cup-soccer-2010.jpg
    www.southafrica-for-dummies.com/images-files/fact-jacob-zuma.jpg
    www.hytec-electronics.co.uk/images/flag%20africa.png
    www.definart.co.uk/images/dolphins-at-cape-point.jpg
    www.jufost2010.org/za/photography/capetown/tablemountain.jpg
    www.ngsprints.co.uk/images/M/705929.jpg
  • 26. Bibliography
    8. www.southafrica.info/about/democracy/polparties.htm
    9. www.southafrica.info/business/economy.html
    10. www.southafrica.info/2010/zukumi.htm
    11. www.nikonians.org/dcfp/user_files/24198.jpg
    12. www.en.academic.ru/pictures/enwiki/83springbok_etosha.jpg
    13.www.wineroute.co.za/images/library/vineyard/Autumn%20leaves.jpg
    14. www.image.absoluteastronomy.com/images/encyclopediaimages/r/ra/randcurrency.jpg
    15. www.southafrica.info/about/geography/provinces.htm
    16. Mom and Dad.
    17. http://www.south-africa-tours-and-travel.com/images/South-Africa-map-c.jpg
  • 27. Bibliography
    18. www.solantamity.com/Media/Images/CapePoint.jpg
    19. www.monkeyland.co.za/userfiles/content/trees/forest-tree-fern.2g.jpg
    20. www.examiner.com/images/blog/wysiwyg/image/KalahariDesert.jpg