SOUTH AFRICA                                                                           Iyan Sandrihttps://www.cia.gov/libr...
LOCATION Size    1.2 mil km2 (470,462 mile2) Continent    Africa Southern Hemisphere    29-34 degrees latitude      ...
CLIMATE                                                        Redlands, Ca                                               ...
CLIMATE: EXAMPLEKaroo, SouthAfrica               http://www.liv.ac.uk/environmental-sciences/PG/Projects2011/Hooke2_2011.ht
PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT Inland Plateau Savanna Mountains Narrow Coastal plains Mount Njesuthi 3,408 m                   ...
PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:  EXAMPLE   Blyde RiverCanyon, Mpumala  nga Province                  http://www.greglasley.net/nonBi...
BIODIVERSITY HOT SPOTS                Three biodiversity hot spots                         Cape Floral region            ...
BIODIVERSITY                                               http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Spain,_autumn_2011_051.jpg  h...
HISTORY Dutch traders landed 1652    Became know as     Boers/Afrikaners British occupation 1795 Gold (1886) and Diamo...
APARTHEID Started in 1948    National Party was in control    4 providences and 10 homelands      (black sections) Seg...
POST-APARTHEID Continued racial tension    “if they [africans] didn’t do their      homework they got another try and we...
GOVERNMENT Constitutional Republic Multiparty parliamentary Three-tier  (local, provincial, national) Three Capitals  ...
ECONOMY Human Development Index    0.61 (2011) PPP (2009)    $9,790 USD                            http://travel.fyice...
PEOPLE                                      Age distribution 50.59 million (2001 census)                   5.7    79.5% ...
PEOPLE: CON. Languages    Afrikaans, English, isiNdebele, isiXhosa,      isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, siS      wa...
FOOD Boerewors    Sausage Biltong    Beef jerky form wild meat Pap    Maze, flour, water                      http:/...
UNIQUENESS Flag Totally encompasses  Lesotho Government body separated  geographically                   https://www.ci...
WHY SOUTH AFRICA? Friend’s    Husband    girlfriend District 9 Apartheid Bird of Paradise                     http:/...
SOURCES   U.S. Department of State. Background Note: South Africa. http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2898.htm. Accessed   ...
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  • On flag Y stands for the "convergence of diverse elements within South African society, taking the road ahead in unity";
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  • Capetown is as far south as Redlands (Redlands is also at 34d) is north of the equater
  • Looks like socal
  • Prince Edward islands are valcanic
  • Cape Floristic Region-It is one of the five temperate Mediterranean-type systems on the hotspots list, and is one of only two hotspots that encompass an entire floral kingdom (the other being New Caledonia). And fully inside south africaThe vegetation on the Cape is dominated by fynbos (an Afrikaans word for "fine bush”), a shrubland comprising hard-leafed, evergreen, and fire-prone shrubs that thrives on the region's rocky or sandy nutrient-poor soils. Succulent: It is also one of only two entirely arid ecosystems to earn hotspot status, and is home to the mysterious tree-like succulent, the halfmensMaputoland: The region’s warm temperate forests are home to nearly 600 tree species, the highest tree richness of any temperate forest on the planet. The celebrated, bird-of-paradise flower is a distinctive hotspot endemic
  • Boers War was about gold and diamond mining between the boers and british- treated stated white self government1910 Union of south Africa
  • Ground work began eralyer 1904 with preferentallaber laws for whitesDue to post ww2 economyThe government justified its plans on the basis that South Africa was made up of different "nations", asserting that "(the) government's policy is, therefore, not a policy of discrimination on the grounds of race or colour, but a policy of differentiation on the ground of nationhood, of different nations, granting to each self-determination within the borders of their homelands - hence this policy of separate development".Lost commonwealth statusNon-vilent and violent uprising international sanctions, White airas lead to force removel
  • 9 providencesThe multitude of official languages stems from the educating of blacks in their ‘native’ tongueRegister of rconiclation 22 pages of people steping forward to present their regret about being silent. Moving.Tuesday, December 16, 1997 at 10:34:15 I'm sorry that through all the years of "knowing" what was going on, I, like many other South Africans, was too scared in the knowledge of the draconian rule of the Nationalists, to do something constructive to end the curse on our people.Peter Davis, Cape Town, SA
  • Minning (largest platinum, gold and chromium, auto assemblyAgro= corn, wheat, sugar caneRan with state symblespringbok antelope
  • Low due to HIV 17.64% 15-49 year olds (2007) 5.6 mill=highest in world 2009, Curent census underwayHighest death rate in worldLife expectincy is falling
  • Held 2010 world cup soccer,vuvuzela is anouying horn
  • Boerewors is usaly served Braaied (BBQ)ed
  • One of a 2 countries with 6 colors on the flag (South Sudan's), On flag Y stands for the "convergence of diverse elements within South African society, taking the road ahead in unity"; black, yellow, and green are found on the flag of the African National Congress, while red, white, and blue are the colors in the flags of the Netherlands and the UK,
  • I did not know this going in but the bird of paradise in endemic to South Africa, it was one of my favorite flowers as a child.
  • South africa

    1. 1. SOUTH AFRICA Iyan Sandrihttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html
    2. 2. LOCATION Size  1.2 mil km2 (470,462 mile2) Continent  Africa Southern Hemisphere  29-34 degrees latitude http://www.who.int/countries/zaf/en/
    3. 3. CLIMATE Redlands, Ca AVG precip 13.61 Moderate AVG temp 63.65  Comparable to Southern 96 20 California Sunny days cool nights 16 76 Rainfall in inches tempiture F 56 12 36 8 4 16 0 -4 Feb Mar Apr Oct Nov Dec Jan Jun Jul Aug Sep May http://www.geography.hunter.cuny.edu /~tbw/wc.notes/15.climates.veg/notes_ chap15.htm
    4. 4. CLIMATE: EXAMPLEKaroo, SouthAfrica http://www.liv.ac.uk/environmental-sciences/PG/Projects2011/Hooke2_2011.ht
    5. 5. PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT Inland Plateau Savanna Mountains Narrow Coastal plains Mount Njesuthi 3,408 m http://mappery.com/South-Africa-Physical-Map
    6. 6. PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT: EXAMPLE Blyde RiverCanyon, Mpumala nga Province http://www.greglasley.net/nonBirds/blydecanyon.html
    7. 7. BIODIVERSITY HOT SPOTS Three biodiversity hot spots  Cape Floral region  Succulent Karoo  Maputoland-Pondolandhttp://www.conservation.org/where/priority_areas/hotspots/africa/Cape-Floristic-Region/Pages/default.aspx
    8. 8. BIODIVERSITY http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Spain,_autumn_2011_051.jpg http://onestonedcrow.blogspot.com/2009/08/ halfmens-pachypodium-namaquanum.html
    9. 9. HISTORY Dutch traders landed 1652  Became know as Boers/Afrikaners British occupation 1795 Gold (1886) and Diamonds (1887) Boers War 1899-1902 Independence 5/31/1910 Republic of South Africa http://www.channel4.com/programmes/endgame/articles/timeline-of-south-african-hist 1961
    10. 10. APARTHEID Started in 1948  National Party was in control  4 providences and 10 homelands (black sections) Segregation/ White rule  4 races: white, Indian, colored, and black http://www.channel4.com/programmes/endgame/articles/history-of-south-africa-part-2-of-2 African National Congress (ANC)  Main opposition Strained relations with West Ended in 1994 Full military integration 2003
    11. 11. POST-APARTHEID Continued racial tension  “if they [africans] didn’t do their homework they got another try and we [whites] got detention.” National Anthem  National Anthem of South Africa (1994)  Mix of Apartheid Anthems  “God Bless Africa” non-white  “The Call of South Africa” white Commonwealth restored ANC has won all presidential elections http://www.channel4.com/programmes/endgame/articles/timeline-of-south-african-hist Register of Reconciliation  http://www.justice.gov.za/trc/ror/index.ht m
    12. 12. GOVERNMENT Constitutional Republic Multiparty parliamentary Three-tier (local, provincial, national) Three Capitals  Pretoria (Administrative)  Cape Town (Legislative)  Bloemofontein (Judicial) 9 Providences http://www.southafrica.to/provinces/provinces.htm
    13. 13. ECONOMY Human Development Index  0.61 (2011) PPP (2009)  $9,790 USD http://travel.fyicenter.com/Currency/ZAR_South_African_Rand. Rand php  7.164/USD http://exploringafrica.matrix.msu.edu/students/curriculum/m20/activity2.php
    14. 14. PEOPLE Age distribution 50.59 million (2001 census) 5.7  79.5% black  9% white  9% colored 65.8  2.5% Asian (Indian) Estimated annual growth rate (2012) -0.412%  BR 19.32/1,000  DR 17.23/ 1,000 28.5 Life (2012)  Expectancy: 48 female, 50 male %  Infant mortality: 42.67/1,000 0-14 15-64 65+
    15. 15. PEOPLE: CON. Languages  Afrikaans, English, isiNdebele, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, siS wati, Tshivenda, and Xitsonga Religion  Predominantly Christian Education  Compulsory 7-15 year olds Sports  Soccer  Cricket http://www.guardian.co.uk/fold-cup-ticket-sales  Rugby
    16. 16. FOOD Boerewors  Sausage Biltong  Beef jerky form wild meat Pap  Maze, flour, water http://www.gapyear.com/articles/148890/andrew-tipps-guide-to-south-africa  Staple http://www.stanford.edu/~szeng/cs105a/index. http://southafricanrecipes.org/south-african-biltong.html
    17. 17. UNIQUENESS Flag Totally encompasses Lesotho Government body separated geographically https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html
    18. 18. WHY SOUTH AFRICA? Friend’s  Husband  girlfriend District 9 Apartheid Bird of Paradise http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Spain,_autumn_2011_051.jpg http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1136608/
    19. 19. SOURCES U.S. Department of State. Background Note: South Africa. http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2898.htm. Accessed 4/12/12. Updated 1/2012 Kerry Kotze (immigrant from South Africa). E-mail questioner. 3/20/12 World Health Organization. South Africa. http://www.who.int/countries/zaf/en/. Accessed 4/5/2012. Updated 2012 CIA Factbook. South Africa. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html. Accessed 4/11/2012. Updated 3/2012 South African Government online. http://www.gov.za/ . Accessed 4/10/2012. Updated 4/2012 History of Apartheid. Endgame. Channel 4. http://www.channel4.com/programmes/endgame/articles/history-of- apartheid-part-1-of-2. Accessed 4/12/2012. Updated 5/2009. Accessed 4/11/12. Updated 2009. Western Regional Climate Center. http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/summary/Climsmsca.html . Accessed 4/13/2012. Updated 2012. South Africa. Human Development Reports. http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/ZAF.html . Accessed 4/20/12. Updated 20011 Images from noted URLS

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