The currency of South Africa The currency of South Africa is SAR One New Zealand dollar is 5.60269 SAR dollars One SAD dollar is 0.17849 New Zealand dollars
The approximate population of South Africa The approximate population of South Africa 49,320,150 79.5% of the population is ‘black African’.
The official language of South Africa The official language of South Africa is Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tswana, Tsonga, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu. English is mostly used in public but is only the fifth most-spoken language in Africa.
The area of South Africa The area of South Africa 1,219,912 km 2 It has over 2500km of coastline and has two oceans on it’s coastline (The Atlantic and the Indian Oceans.
Some famous South African landmarks Zulu Huts Sky tower Sandstone Big Hole
The mountain that overlooks the city of Cape Town The mountain overlooking the city of Cape Town is called Table Mountain.
For many years, South Africa lived under a system of ‘apartheid’. What does that mean? ‘apartheid’ means racial segretation This is where the rights of the majority ‘non- whites’ are controlled by the laws made by the minority ‘white’ people. The ‘non-white’ people were not allowed to live, work or meet in area’s that ‘white’ people were.
Name four animals you might see in Kruger National Park African Buffalo, African Wild Dog, Black Rhinoceros, White Rhinoceros, Burchell's Zebra, Bushbuck, Cheetah, Common Eland, Giraffe, Greater Kudu, Hippopotamus, Lion, Leopard, Spotted Hyena, Elephant, Waterbuck, Blue Wildebeest and Impala
What precious metal is mined near Johannesburg The precious metal is mined near Johannesburg is Gold