South Africa

Population numbers: 52.98 million
How many square miles: 471,400 square miles
Geography fast facts (uniqueness)
  • South Africa has the longest stretching wine route in the world.
  • Table Mountain itself is noted to have over 1500 different species of plant life which is more than England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland combined.
  • The Palace of the Lost City hotel is the biggest theme resort hotel in the entire world and is the largest building project undertaken in the southern hemisphere.
  • The Karoo area is home to some of the greatest dinosaur fossil remains. 
  • South Africa has the most luxurious train in the entire world, called the Rovos Rail.
  • South Africa is home to the highest commercial bungy jump in the world, called Bloukrans Bridge Bungy (216 meters)
  • South Africa is the only manufacturer of the Mercedes Benz C Class right hand drive cars.
  • The only street in the world to house two Nobel Peace prize winners is in Vilakazi Street, Soweto, South Africa. (Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu)
  • Three of the five fastest land animals in the world live in South Africa: the Cheetah, the Wildebeest, and the Lion.
Capital City: Pretoria, Cape Town, Bloemfontein
Religion: Islam is the religion of 1.5% of South Africans, Hinduism that of 1.2%, African traditional belief 0.3%, Judaism 0.2% and other beliefs 0.6%. In terms of population groups, Christianity is most common among white and coloured South Africans, being the faith of 86.8% of the people in both groups.
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