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South Africa is located on the Africa's southern tip. On the west is the Southern Atlantics Ocean and the Indian Ocean on the east and south . Capital city : Pretoria. Total area: 1,219,912 sq.km. Population: 42,834,520. The National Flag. Coat of Arms .

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South Africa is located on the Africa's southern tip. On the west is the Southern Atlantics Ocean and the Indian Ocean on the east and south

Capital city:Pretoria

Total area:1,219,912 sq.km

Population:42,834,520

The National Flag

Coat of Arms 

Climate: Thesubtropical location

NationalFish:Galjoen

National Tree:Real Yellowwood

National Bird:Blue Crane

National Flower:Giant or King Prote

South Africa

National Animal:Springbuck


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Nature Reservesand Game Parksin South Africa

B: Mkhuze GameReserve

A: Kruger National Park Biggest game reserve on 20,000 sq km. Unique game stock with 147 mammal and 507 bird species.

C: St. Lucia Wetland ParkD: Umfolozi and Hluhluwe Game Reserve

The Kruger National Park is best known for the "Big Five" - Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino


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wildebeest, zebra, waterbuck, kudu, giraffe and buffalo

  • Habits

the most social of the cat family

  • Habitat

permanent water, plenty of game.


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leaves, grass, reeds, roots, flowers, fruits, bark and even soil

  • Habits

intelligent and highly social animals

  • Habitat

permanent water and abundant vegetation


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leopard

buffalo

warthog

reedbuck

impala

wild dog

cheetah

hippopotamus

nyala

rhino

waterbuck

crocodile

spotted hyaena

sable antelope

bushbuck

kudu

black rhino

(plain) zebra

giraffe

mountain reedbuck


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Plants andVegetation inSouth Africa

Yellowwood

northwestern Karoo vegetation

  • South Africa is particularly rich in species,more than 20,000 different plants

Protea

  • one per cent of the South African territory is covered with forests

typical Highveld savannah

Protea

Forests in the south contain species such as yellowwood, stinkwood, ironwood, and cedar.

succulents

Baobab tree

Sour Fig, Cape Peninsula NP, South Africa


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Birds

  • home to more than 500 bird species

  • the nimbleKingfisher

Green Twinspot

  • migratory birds

  • minute nectar birds like

  • roller birds

  • colourful Redbreasted Robins

  • exotic cranes and rhino birds

  • Collared Sunbird

Crowned Crane

  • innumerable birds of prey

  • Lilac-Breasted Roller

  • Yellow-Beak Toko

Martial Eagle

  • African Hoopoe


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The GeologicalProfile of South Africa

Great Escarpement

THE END

  • gold, ore, nickel, copper, and cobalt

  • the Coast, the mountains, and the Broad plateau

  • in the west, south and east surrounded by a cornice of mountains


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