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Visit South Africa and Meet the Cultural Diversity

South Africa, or officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is a country that is located in the southernmost part of Africa. It coastline is stretched along South Atlantic and Indian oceans with 2,798 km. This country is a multiethnic society and has a wide variety of cultures, languages and religions.

About 80% of the people there are of black African ancestry divided among a variety of ethnic groups speaking different Bantu languages. Nine of those languages has official status.

The name comes from its geographical location at the southern tip of Africa. Upon formation the country was named the Union of South Africa, but in 1961 the name has been changed to Republic of South Africa.

This country is filled with many different attractions and places. One of the 3 capital cities is Cape Town which is one of the most known, and known by the mount above it.

Lion’s Head, Cape Town, South Africa

Lion’s Head is a mountain in Cape Town, between Table Mountain and Signal Hill. It peaks at 669 m above sea level. This peak forms part of a dramatic backdrop to the city of Cape Town. It is known for the spectacular views over the city and the Atlantic Seaboard. The most popular attraction is the hours-long hike to the top during full moon.

Image by Christopher Griner via Flickr

Image by Christopher Griner via Flickr

12 Apostles & Camps Bay, South Africa

Twelve Apostles is a mountain range of the Table Mountain that is on the Atlantic coast of the peninsula. This range continues southwards to Cape Point, the southernmost one in Africa.

Image by Christopher Griner via Flickr

Stony Point Penguin Colony, Betty’s Bay, South Africa

This place is filled with penguins and big rock boulders. A peaceful place to enjoy the view of penguins and other birds. A place to connect to the Nature and forget about everything else.

Image by Christopher Griner via Flickr

Kogelberg Mountains & South Atlantic Ocean

Kogelberg is a range of mountains along the False Bay in the Western Cape of South Africa. This range has the steepest and higest drop directly into the ocean of any southern African coastal stretch.

Image by Christopher Griner via Flickr

Western Cape region seen from road between Caledon and Napier, South Africa

Western Cape is the fourth largest province of South Africa. It is a home of the Cape Town.

Image by Christopher Griner via Flickr

Shipwreck – Trawler Meisho Maru No. 38, west of Cape Agulhas

This is a Fishing trawler that sank near Cape Aghulas in 1997.

Image by Christopher Griner via Flickr

End Of The Road, Cape Agulhas

The southernmost tip of Africa is located near Cape Agulhas. This is a rocky headline. It is the official dividing point between Atlantic and Indian Oceans.

Image by Christopher Griner via Flickr

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