SOUTH AFRICA

LOTS OF PEOPLE

FUN FACTS

  • Table Mountain in Cape Town is believed to be one of the oldest mountains in the world
  • South Africa is the second largest exporter of fruit in the world
  • South Africa has the longest wine route in the world
  • South Africa has the cheapest electricity in the world

BODY'S OF WATER NEAR SOUTH AFRICA

NATURAL RESOURCES

gold, chromium, antimony, coal, iron ore, manganese, nickel, phosphates, tin, rare earth elements, uranium, gem diamonds, platinum, copper, vanadium, salt, natural gas

ETHNIC GROUPS

  • The Black Africans, of which the Nguni and Sotho groups account for 90% of the Black population. Black population accounts 75% of the South Africa's entire population
  • The Whites who account for about 13% of the population
  • The Indians who account for around 3 %
  • The Coloreds who are mixed White and Black descent and account for 9% of the population

meaning of an apartheid and how it was set up

A system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race and,The British colonial rulers introduced a system of pass laws in the Cape Colony and Natal during the 19th century

FIRST ELECTED PRESIDENT

Nelson Mandela

south Africa's challenges

  1. South Africa faces economic problems
  2. pricing for simple food
  3. not enough education
  4. to many
  5. lack of care
  6. to much wast
  7. lack of water
  8. 10% of there available water is surface water, one of the lowest ratios ever
  9. too much fishing some animals in the water are almost extinct