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Coverage 32054km
Towns Visited 353
Projects 152
Hospitality Partners 405
CSR 116500ZAR
Next Trip 14 April 2018

 

 

 

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Earth Facts

Earth Facts 191

South Africa is one of the most generously endowed geographic solar hotspots in the world, soaking up just over half of the world's highest category of solar wattage per square yard of land.

Earth Facts 190

Kimberley, South Africa has the biggest man-made hole in the world.

Earth Facts 189

South Africa is home to the world's smallest succulent plants (less than 0.39 inches) and the largest (the baobab tree).

Earth Facts 188

There are about 280,000 windmills on farms across South Africa, second in number only to Australia.

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In its eastern part, South Africa entirely surrounds another country - Lesotho, an independent constitutional monarchy.

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Approximately 900 bird species are found in South Africa alone, which represents 10% of the worlds total bird species.

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South Africa has the oldest wine industry outside of Europe and the Mediterranean, featuring Chardonnays, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cinsault, Riesling, Shiraz, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinotage varietals.

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The oldest remains of modern humans were found in Klasies River Cave in the Eastern Cape. They are well over 100,000 years old.

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South Africa is the world's leader in mining and minerals. It has nearly 90% of the platinum metals on earth, 80% of the manganese, 73% of the chrome, 45% of the vanadium and 41% of the gold.

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South Africa has the third highest level of biodiversity in the world.

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