Cultural Info: South Africa

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The largest continuous wine route on earth is found in South Africa.

Two thirds of Africa’s electricity is generated in South Africa.

South Africa is three times bigger than Texas, and five times bigger than Japan and it covered in wetlands, deserts, bush, grasslands, mountains, escarpments, and subtropical forests.

About 900 different types of birds are in South Africa, which is about 10% of the total bird species on earth.

South Africa has many relics. For example, some of the oldest and most diverse dinosaur fossils were discovered in South Africa and more than 2000 shipwrecks lie under the waters off the coastline.

With 11 official languages, South Africa has the most in the world.

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Page last modified January 24, 2020