Geography of Southern Africa

By M. D. 7th

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Zambezi River

The Zambezi River is the fourth largest rivers, after the Nile, Zaire and the Niger rivers. It runs out through six countries. The rivers beauty has attracted tourist.
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Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River. Facing the falls is another sheer wall of basalt. The Victoria Falls bridge was commissioned by Cecil John Rhodes in 1990.
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Cabinda

Cabinda is a small, rich, open economy with self-reported crude oil reserves of about 130 billion barrels - 12% of world reserves. Cabinda's climate allows for much agricultural development. Consequently has no decency or need of food imports.
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Limpopo River

Limpopo river, river in Southeast Africa that rises as the crocodile. From its source the river flows northward to the Magaliesberg. It then flows across the fertile Bushveld basin to open granite country.
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Orange River

The Orange River, which forms Namibia's southern border to South Africa, originates in the Drakensberg mountains in Lesotho at an altitude of 3,000 meters. Near Oranjemund the Orange reaches t he Atlantic Ocean.On its long journey, The Orange offers a variety of vistas.
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Cape of Good Hope

The Gape of Good Hope is a rocky headland. Atlantic Ocean of Cape Peninsula in South Africa. However, the Cape is a prime tourist attraction that tends to attract many tourists each year because of its beautiful landscape.
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Lusaka

Lusaka has become something of a boom town of late. New building are coming up everywhere. Many chain stores and shopping stores are springing every where.
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Johannesburg

The largest city in South Africa, Johannesburg is also the wealthiest and, without doubt, the economic powerhouse of Africa. Johannesburg is a booming, happening city and the emphasis is on making money. Whether in business or on the streets and has been since its beginnings when the world’s richest gold fields.
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Kalahri Desert

A large basinlike plain of the interior plateau of southern Africa. The Kalahari is a featureless, gently undulating, sand-covered plain, which everywhere is 3,000 feet or more above sea level. Moisture-bearing air is derived from the Indian Ocean, and precipitation is greatest in the northeast and declines toward the southwest .
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Namib Desert

The oldest desert in the world and is the most beautiful. The desert occupies an area of around 50 000 km, stretching some 1,000 miles (1,600 km) along the Atlantic Ocean coast. its about 55 million years old.