South Africa is a happy place

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South Africa is a happy place

  1. 1. South Africa! By Katie Watson
  2. 2. Map of South Africa South Africa
  3. 3. <ul><li>South Africa is a medium-sized country, with a total land area of slightly more than 1.2-million square kilometres, making it roughly the same size as Niger, Angola, Mali and Colombia. </li></ul><ul><li>It is one-eighth the size of the US, twice the size of France and over three times the size of Germany. South Africa measures some 1 600km from north to south, and roughly the same from east to west. </li></ul><ul><li>South Africa has three capitals: Cape Town, Bloemfontein and Pretoria. </li></ul><ul><li>On dry land, going from west to east, South Africa shares long borders with Namibia and Botswana </li></ul>Geography
  4. 4. <ul><li>- Born in the Eastern Cape </li></ul><ul><li>1956 - Charged with high treason, but charges dropped </li></ul><ul><li>1964 - Charged again, sentenced to life </li></ul><ul><li>1990 - Freed from prison </li></ul><ul><li>1993 - Wins Nobel Peace Prize </li></ul><ul><li>1994 - Elected first black president </li></ul><ul><li>1999 - Steps down as leader </li></ul><ul><li>2001 - Diagnosed with prostate cancer </li></ul><ul><li>2004 - Retires from public life </li></ul><ul><li>2005 - Announces his son has died of an HIV/Aids-related illness </li></ul><ul><li>2007 - Forms The Elders group </li></ul><ul><li>2008 - Turns 90 </li></ul>Nelson Mandela
  5. 5. <ul><li>Affordable </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful landscape </li></ul><ul><li>World class-facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Adventure </li></ul><ul><li>Good Weather </li></ul><ul><li>Rainbow Nation </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse experience </li></ul><ul><li>Wildlife </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom struggle </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible Tourism </li></ul>Reasons why to visit South Africa
  6. 6. Pictures
  7. 7. <ul><li>The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be the 19 th FIFA World Cup, the premier international football tournament. It is scheduled to take place between 11 June and 11 July 2010 in South Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>This will be the first time that the tournament has been hosted by an African nation, after South Africa beat Morocco and Egypt in an all-African bidding process. This decision left the Oceania Football Confederation as the only confederation yet to host the FIFA World Cup. Italy are the defending champions. The draw for the finals took place on 4 December 2009 in Cape Town. </li></ul>South Africa World Cup 2010
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