Things to Know
Republic of South Africa
The Republic of South Africa is a country located at the southern tip of Africa.
South Africa flag
South Africa is called the "Rainbow Nation", a term coined by
Archbishop Desmond Tutu,
on the possibility of interracial harmony in South Africa
The term "Rainbow Nation" was later adopted by then
President Nelson Mandela
There are 30 plus
in South Africa with the
being the largest group.
11 official languages
in South Africa.
Hear the National Anthem
"N'kosi Sikelel' iAfrika" (God Bless Africa)
Southern Africa is home to the
largest variety of animals
in the world.
South Africa's wildlife
-Pictures of some of the animals in South Africa.
African Penguin printout
The "Big 5" of South Africa Wildlife:
, Lion, Rhinoceros
National Geographic Creature Features-
Gold, diamonds, platinum, chromium, vanadium, manganese, uranium, iron ore, coal, machinery, corn, wheat, sugarcane, grapes
South Africa is rich in mineral resources and is the world's largest producer of gold and diamonds.
Cold winters and hot humid summers.
South African is composed of three primary regions:
The central plateau, Coastal plains, Desert area
The longest river in South Africa is the Orange River which forms part of the border between Namibia from South Africa.
South Africa's plant life
National Geographic Crittercam-
South Africa Recipes
Jan Brett Honey..Honey..Lion! Coloring Mural
South Africa Flag color page
South Africa Wordsearch
Lions color page
Leopards color page
African Buffalo color page