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Where is South Africa?


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South Africa Country Information:


South Africa is located in southern Africa. South Africa is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean, Lesotho and Swaziland in the eastern portion of South Africa, and Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique to the north.

South Africa Bordering Countries:


Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

South Africa Cities:


Alexandria, Beaufort West, Bisho, Bloemfontein, Calvina, Cape Town, De Aar, Dundee, Durban, East London, Golela, Hotazel, Johannesburg, Kimberley, Klerksdorp, Knysna, Kroonstad, Ladysmith, Lephalale (Ellisras), Lichtenburg, Mafikeng, Middelburg, Mokopane (Portgietersrus), Mosselbaai, Musina (Messina), Nelspruit, Nylstroom, Pietermaritzburg, Polokwane (Pietersburg), Port Elizabeth, Port Nolloth, Port Shepstone, Pretoria, Queenstown, Richards Bay, Rustenburg, Saldanha, Sishen, Springbok, Standerton, Stanger, Swellendam, Ulundi, Umtata, Upington, Vanrhynsdorp, Vereeniging, Vryburg, Witbank and Worcester.

South Africa Locations:


Algoa Bay, Atlantic Ocean, Cape of Good Hope, False Bay, Groot Vloer, Indian Ocean, Kalahara Desert, Lake Kosi, Lake Saint Lucia, Lake Sibaya, Lebombo Mountains, Limpopo River, Molopo River, Orange (Oranje) River, Outeniqua Mountains, Richards Bay, Saint Francis Bay, Saint Helen Bay, Tugela River, Vaal Dam and Vaal River.

South Africa Natural Resources:


Gold, chromium, antimony, coal, iron ore, manganese, nickel, phosphates, tin, uranium, gem diamonds, platinum, copper, vanadium, salt, natural gas

South Africa Natural Hazards:


There are natural hazards that occur in South Africa, including prolonged droughts.

South Africa Environmental Issues:


South Africa has numerous environmental issues. The water issues include: pollution of rivers from urban discharge and agricultural runoff; the growth in water usage is outpacing supply; a lack of important arterial rivers or lakes requires extensive water conservation and control measures. The country has soil erosion, and desertification. In addition there is air pollution, which is resulting in acid rain.


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