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At the southern tip of Africa lies South Africa -

A country steeped in culture, history, and beauty.

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South Africa

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.

South Africa is abundant with natural resources like gold and diamonds, diverse cultures and a fascinating history.

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 Provinces of South Africa

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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
* KwaZulu-Natal
* Limpopo
* 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

The Free State

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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