Geography of Southern Africa

By: Kei - 1st

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Namib Desert

The Namib Desert stretches from the Atlantic Ocean, covering parts of Namibia,part of Angola and South Africa. In the local Nama language the word ' Namib' means vast. The Namib Desert is one of the largest and worlds oldest desert and has existed for 43 million years.
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Cape of Good Hope

The Cape of Good Hope is a peninsula in South Africa. The Cape of Good Hope is famous for its fine roads and its excellent beaches
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Johannesburg is the capital of Gauteng in the northeastern part of South Africa and the largest city in South Africa. It is also the most important industrial,financial, and commercial center in Africa south of the Sahara.
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Zambezi River

The Zambezi River is the 4th longest river in Africa. The river is in Zambia, near the border between Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Limpopo River

The Limpopo River is an important river that flows in Southeaster Africa. The River is in the highlands and separates the South Africa from Botswana and Zimbabwe. The last 60 miles are tidewater
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Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia. Lusaka is a trade center and is a major market for farm products in the rural areas of Zambia. Its main industries make cement, furniture, shoes, and process beverages, food, and tobacco.