Saturday, 12 June 2010

Beautiful South Africa

South Africa is located on the southern tip of Africa.

South Africa has 9 provinces: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumulanga, Limpopo, Northern Cape, North West, and Western Cape.

The current flag of South Africa was adopted on April 27th 1994.



* The capital of South Africa is Pretoria
* The president of South Africa is Jacob Zuma.
* The largest diamond in the world (named The Star of Africa) was found in South Africa.
* The national anthem of South Africa is a combined version of two evocative but quite different songs, Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika (God Bless Africa) and The Call of South Africa (Die Stem van Suid-Afrika).
* South Africa has eleven national languages.
* South Africa's population is ranked 26th from the top in the world!
* The population is 44,344,136. (2005)





Pictures denoted above:
  1. Table Mountain
  2. When it is cloudy, the layer of clouds over the mountain is known as it's "Table Cloth"
  3. The national flower of South Africa: The King Protea
  4. The national animal of South Africa is the Springbok
  5. The national bird of South Africa is the Blue Crane
  6. The national fish of South Africa is the Galjoen
  7. The national tree of South Africa is the Real Yellowwood

2 comments:

snowball said...

Hi Bullbear,

Just a slight correction. The new president of Africa is Jacob Zuma, a notorious womenizer haha..

bullbear said...

Snowball: Made the correction to my post. Thanks.