Geography of South Africa

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Namib Desert

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Namib Desert

The Namib Desert is a stretch of land from Angola into South Africa. It is located on the coast next to the Atlantic Ocean. It has a vast difference in height with huge sand dunes.

Cape of Good Hope

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Cape of Good Hope

The Cape of Good Hope is the lowest point of South Africa. The Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet at this place. It is an island with rocky cliffs.

Johannesburg

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa, holding the biggest population in South Africa. It is home to the biggest commercial area of South Africa, and the biggest economy. It also has two airports.

Zambezi River

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Zambezi River

The Zambezi River is the 4th longest river in Africa. The bull shark, or Zambezi Shark is able to swim up the Zambezi River and attack people , who can't see it. One of its notable features is Victoria Falls.

Limpopo River

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Limpopo River

The Limpopo River is a river that flows through Central Africa. It makes somewhat of a border in between South Africa and Botswana, On that border. IT is a very sluggish river, not flowing very fast.

Lusaka

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Lusaka

Lusaka is the capital and largest city in Zambia. It has a population of 1.7 million. It is also the home of all three branches of government.

Kalahari Desert

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Kalahari Desert

The Kalahari Desert is a long stretch of desert covering most of Botswana and Namibia. It supports some plants and animals, unlike most deserts. The only permanent river in the Kalahari supplying all of their water.

Cabinda

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Cabinda

Cabinda is an exclave and a providence of the country of Angola. The providence is separated into four municipalities, Belize, Buco Zau, Cabinda, and Landana. They have a population of 147,200 people.

Orange River

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Orange River

The Orange River is the longest river in South Africa. It forms a border in between South Africa and Namibia. It supplies hydroelectric power for South Africa

VIctoria Falls

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Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls id a water fall located off the Zambezi River. it is located on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe.