Southern Africa

By Shreya Patel

Southern Africa

Animals, deserts, and culture are some words that make you think of Africa. But is that really all there is to Africa? Africa is a very unique country and there is a lot more to learn about the country.

The Zulu

The Zulu are one of the many groups of people in the South Africa region. The Zulu arrived in Africa around the 16th century. They carried the image of powerful warriors and because if the Anglo-Zulu war their power began to decline. British troops moved into the Zulu territory and the tribe was divided into a number of small chiefdoms. Today, the peace has been restored.


Physical Features Of Southern Africa

  • rivers
  • basins
  • deserts
  • plains
  • mountains
  • valleys
  • forest

Fun Facts

  • south Africa is the second largest exporter of fruit in the world
  • has the longest wine route
  • south africa is rated 3rd in supplying safe, drinkable tap water
  • south africa has the cheapest electricity in the world.
  • south africa generates two-thirds of africa's electricity.