What is South Africa Famous/Known For?
Land Of Mines
South Africa is the largest nation in Southern Africa and the world’s 25th largest country by land mass. Fondly called ‘The rainbow nation’ the second richest African state is home to approximately 56 million inhabitants. The country is famous for its Table Mountain, Kruger National Park, Cape Town, among other interest things. Tremendously rich in minerals and mines, South Africa is considered a leader in the world with almost 90 percent of all the platinum metals on planet earth and about 41 percent of all the gold in the world. Visiting South Africa is without a doubt one of the most enriching experiences once can have compared to the the other countries in the continent. If you want to see more than the natural beauty and popular places, you should also check its mines. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Cape Town and Cape Peninsula
Cape Town, as well as the Cape Peninsula, is popular for their picturesque beauty, Table Mountain, world-class shopping, celebrity beaches, whale-watching; food and wine, nightlife, and a relaxed ambiance. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Kruger National Park
This national park is renowned in the world with almost 2 million hectares topography and 16 ecosystems. You can explore the walking safari, as well as the 4×4 game-drive. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The Palace of the Lost City
This beautiful place situated in South Africa is the largest themed resort hotel in the world. The 5-star palace hotel is surrounded by a 25-hectare man-made botanical jungle with nearly 2 million plants, shrubs, and trees. The palace was established in the year 1992 and has hosted millions of tourists or visitors from across the globe. This palace is a must-see whenever you visit SA. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Fossils of Early Dinosaurs
In the Western Cape, the Karoo region houses some of the top and most diverse fossils of early dinosaurs. It is actually projected that some 80% of fossils of the mammalian discovered up to this present time were found in the region of Karoo. Some of these vertebrate groups that were discovered in the Karoo regions are dinosaurs, tortoise, and mammals. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Table Mountain, Cape Town
Table Mountain located in Cape Town is presumed to be one of the oldest mountains on the planet, as well as and one of the world’s twelve (12) main energy centers that radiate spiritual, electric or magnetic energy. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
World’s Largest Producer of Fruits
South Africa is renowned to be the second largest producer of fruits in the world. The climatic condition of the country is very suitable for a vast species and a variety of fruits. South Africa is the second largest pear producer, fourth largest producer of apples, tenth biggest producers of sugar, and the biggest producer of macadamia nuts in the world. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
South Africa is home to many natural and man-made wonders with beautiful surrounding including several deserts, grasslands, wetlands, subtropical forests, escarpments, mountains, and bushes. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Three Capital Cities
South Africa is also known for its three capital cities. The country’s Executive Capital is situated in Pretoria city; Cape Town houses the Legislative Capital and the Judicial Capital is in the city of Bloemfontein. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Two Nobel Prize Winners on the Same Street
Can you think of any other place in the world where two Nobel Peace Prize winners lived on the same street? Both Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu had houses on Vilakazi Street in Soweto.