At the southern tip of Africa lies South Africa -
A country steeped in culture, history, and beauty.
Known as the Rainbow Nation,because of the unity of multi-culturalism and the coming-together of people of many different races, in a country which was once strictly divided between white and black.
For visitors to South Africa, there is an endless amount of places to visit and sightseeing to do that will leave you breathless. From the wonder of Table Mountain to the secrets of the wild animals in the game reserves, there is so much to see that no matter how much you travel around there is always more.
South Africa is a place of beauty and adventure with sights to see, things to do and never to be forgotten wonders to experience.
The country today is divided into 9 provinces:
* The Eastern Cape
* The Northern Cape
* The Western Cape which includes Cape Town and surrounding areas
* The Free State
* Gauteng – which includes Pretoria, Johannesburg, Soweto and surrounding areas
* Mpumalanga – including Kruger National Park,Nelspruit, Blyde River Canyon
* North West
South Africa used to be divided into 4 provinces: Natal, Transvaal, Cape and The Free State. To help make your search in this site simpler when mapping out your vacation, the tourist sites are divided into the 4 old provinces:
Transvaal which includes: Gauteng; Limpopo; Mpumalanga and North West
The Cape which includes: The Eastern Cape; The Northern Cape; The Western Cape
Natal which is now called Kwazulu Natal
South Africa is a place of beauty and adventure with places to see, things to do and never to be forgotten wonders to experience.
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