Geography of Southern Africa

By: Kaz C.

Namib Desert

This is the Namib Desert. It provides Namibia with Rare minerals such as Tungsten.

Cape of Good Hope

The Cape of Good Hope is an island located on the tip of South Africa. It was a major discovery by European Explorers.


Johannesburg Is the largest city population wise in South Africa. It is the seat of the constitutional court.

The Zambezi River

This river is the fourth longest in Africa. It supplies Zambia with a water supply.

The Limpopo River

This river is in Central Africa. It is the second largest river in Africa


It is the capital of Zambia. It is a center of commerce for Zambia.

The Kalahari Desert

The word Kalahari means thirsty land. It only receives 4.3 inches of rain a year.


Cabinda is an exclave of Angola. It is a fusion of 3 kingdoms.

Orange River

It is the longest river in South Africa. It forms the border between Namibia and South Africa.

Victoria Falls

It is a water fall on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. It makes a lot of money for tourism.