Robben Island

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    Festival & Night Life

    The National Arts Festival The National Arts Festival is an important event on the South African cultural calendar, and the biggest annual celebration of the arts on the African continent.…

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    World Heritage Sites

    The South African government is making a concerted effort to preserve the natural and cultural heritage treasures for present and future generations. A world heritage site is defined as an…

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    Flora and Fauna

    South Africa is home to an astonishing variety of flora and fauna. Indigenous plant life includes some 23,000 species of flowering plants (including 728 species of trees) and some 900…

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    Art and Culture

    From theatre to dance, opera to cabaret, fine art to craft art, classical music to jazz, poetry readings to lectures, every art form is represented all over South Africa. The…

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    Economy

    Since the landing of Jan van Riebeeck at the Cape of Good Hope in 1652, the economy in South Africa has progressed rapidly. The South Africa of today is a…

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    Government

    The Republic  of South Africa is a constitutional  democracy  with a three-tier system of government and an independent judiciary, operating in a nearly unique system that combines aspects of parliamentary and…

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    Religion

    South Africa caters for most religious dominations. Places of worship that include churches of every denomination, temples, synagogues and mosques are easily accessible in most towns and cities. Serviced are…

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    The people

    The South African nation is made up of people whose ancestors have lived here for thousands of years as well as of people whose ancestors travelled from the other side…

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    National Anthem of South Africa

    Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika was composed in 1897 by Enoch Sontonga, a teacher at a Methodist mission school in Johannesburg. It was one of many songs he composed, and he was…

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    Languages

    Languages of South Africa South Africa has 11 official languages but English is spoken well by almost all South Africans and visitors will always be able to have their needs…

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