South Africa: 60 True Facts about South Africa South Africa: 60 True Facts about South Africa
South Africa is one of the most developed countries in Africa with gastronomic adventure, wildlife delights, and natural beauty are just some of the... South Africa: 60 True Facts about South Africa

South Africa is one of the most developed countries in Africa with gastronomic adventure, wildlife delights, and natural beauty are just some of the great reasons to visit South Africa. Here are some true and interesting facts about South Africa that will amaze you!

  1. The total population of the South Africa is 54,300,704.
  2. The total area of the South Africa is 1,219,090 sq km.
  3. The eldest human remains, extra than 160,000 years ancient, were exposed in South Africa.
  4. More than 2000 shipwrecks lie under the waters off the coastline of South Africa.
  5. There are 727 Airports found in South Africa.
  6. Donald Trump was the most Googled person in 88 nations including South Africa, Mexico, Spain, and New Zealand.
  7. South Africa has the 27th biggest economy in the world.
  8. The South Africa loves movies and ranks 16th as per cinema visits.
  9. South Africa has 11 official languages.
  10. 80% of Africa’s rail infrastructure is found in South Africa.
    0% of Africa’s rail infrastructure is found in South Africa
  11. About 1/5 of the world’s gold comes from mines of  South Africa.
  12. Two-thirds of Africa’s electricity is produced in South Africa.
  13. Two Nobel prize winners, namely Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela, both lived in Soweto ( Soth Africa).
  14. There is a wide variety of flower species found on Table Mountain number more than the U. K.
  15. There are three capital cities in South Africa, namely the Judicial Capital of Bloemfontein, Executive Capital of Pretoria, and the Legislative Capital of Cape Town.
  16. There are eight heritage sites are found in South Africa.
  17. The world’s largest reptile, the Leatherback Turtle, is found in South African waters.
  18. The world’s largest bird, the ostrich, is found in South Africa.
  19. The whale shark is found in the ocean waters of South Africa.
  20. The Western Deep Level mine is the deepest mine in the world found in South Africa.
    The Western Deep Level mine is the deepest mine in the world found in South Africa.
  21. The smallest and largest Baobab tree in the world is found in South Africa.
  22. The official currency of the South Africa is South African Rand (ZAR).
  23. The longest wine route on the planet is found in South Africa.
  24. The Least Dwarf Shrew is the world’s smallest mammal, lives in South Africa.
  25. The kingdom of Lesotho is entirely enclosed by South Africa.
  26. The African elephant is the largest land mammal in the world, weigh up to 11 tons and live up to 70 years.
  27. Table Mountain is one of the oldest mountains on the Earth which is found in South Africa.
  28. Table Mountain is measured to be one of twelve main energy hubs on the Earth producing magnetic, electric energies and spiritual.
  29. South African inventions include the CAT Scan, Q20 lubricant, Kreepy Krauly automatic pool cleaner, and the Smartlock Safety Syringe, among others.
  30. South Africa’s tap water is considered as third safest water in the world.
    South Africa’s tap water is considered as third safest water in the world.
  31. South Africa’s cheetah, lion, wildebeest, and springbok are the four fastest mammals on Earth.
  32. South Africa was the only country outside of the USA, where the Hummer was produced by General Motors.
  33. South Africa shares borders with: Namibia, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe.
  34. South Africa is three times bigger than Texas and five times bigger than Japan.
  35. South Africa is the world’s only country where right-hand drive cars are manufactured by Mercedes Benz.
  36. South Africa is the world’s first country to host the rugby, soccer, and cricket World Cups.
  37. South Africa is the world ‘s first country to succeed in turning coal into oil.
  38. South Africa is the second largest producer of fruit on the Earth.
  39. South Africa is the largest meat producer in Africa.
  40. South Africa is home to world’s highest bridge bungee.
    South Africa is home to world’s highest bridge bungee.
  41. South Africa is home to the world’s tallest animal, the giraffe.
  42. South Africa is home to the world’s largest antelope, the Eland.
  43. South Africa is home to the world’s heaviest flying bird, the Khori Bustard.
  44. South Africa is home to floral kingdoms, namely Fynbos.
  45. South Africa is also called the Rainbow Nation because of its multiculturalism.
  46. South Africa has mountains, escarpments, wetlands, deserts, bush, grasslands, and subtropical forests.
  47. South Africa became the first country to protect the Great White Shark in 1991.
  48. Some of the diverse and oldest dinosaur fossils were discovered in South Africa.
  49. Skiing and snowboarding are winter sports in the country.
  50. SABMiller is the world ‘s largest beer brewing company by volume located in South Africa.
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  51. Rovos Rail is the world’s most lavish train found in South Africa.
  52. Redbush tea is naturally caffeine-free & only found in the Cederberg ( South Africa ).
  53. Professor Chris Barnard accomplished the world’s first heart transplant.
  54. Palace of the Lost City, one of the largest themed hotels are found in South Africa.
  55. One in five adults in South Africa attends a gym at least once a month.
  56. Nelson Mandela was South Africa’s first black president.
  57. Most of the world’s macadamia nuts come from South Africa.
  58. Largest City in South Africa is Johannesburg.
  59. Johannesburg is the largest man-made forest in the world located in South Africa.
  60. Cape Town is the fifth in line for having the best blue sky on earth, according to the UK’s National Physical Laboratory.
    Cape Town is the fifth in line for having the best blue sky on earth according to the UKNati
South Africa: 60 True Facts about South Africa
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