Is South Africa part of Asia Or Europe?
South Africa has an extension equal to Germany, France and Italy combined. Located on the extreme southern tip of Africa, immediately south of the Tropic of Capricorn, South Africa borders Namibia, BotsanaAna, Zimbabwe and Mozambique to the north, washed by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean to the east.
Within its borders are also located two small states independent of mountainous territory: Lesotho and Saz From a geo-morphological point of view, South Africa can be roughly divided into three regions: the vast interior plateau (highveld or high veld), the Great Escarpment (Kalahari basin) at its edge and a narrow coastal plain (lo lo Here live the largest mammal (the African elephant), the smallest (the pygmy shrew), the tallest (the giraffe) and the fastest (the cheetah). South Africa is also home to the last sizeable groups of black and white rhinos.
A privileged place to see the ” Big Five “(elephant, lion, rhinoceros, leopard and buffalo), the country is home to many other animal species, numerous types of antelope and multiple varieties of birds. The protected areas of South Africa are divided into national nature parks, national wildlife reserves and private reserves, all concentrated mostly in the provinces of Limpopo and Mpumalanga which are home to South Africa’s most famous park, Kruger National Park, the oldest national park in the world.
Which continent does South Africa belong to?
Why does South Africa have 3 capitals?
What is South Africa called now?