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10 Things to Love About South Africa

Posted by trufmwebmaster, Mon, 31 May 2010 10:05  |  Permalink | Comments (0)

The only SABC youth radio Station trufm is in South Africa

The world's biggest hospital is in South Africa and is known as the Chris Hani -Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, Johannesburg. 

The name, Soweto, was derived from SOuth WEstern TOwnship. 

South Africa is one of only 12 countries where tap water is safe to drink. Its tap water is rated the third best worldwide. 

Durban is the largest port in Africa and the ninth largest in the world. 

South Africa is the first country in the World to have voluntarily abandoned its nuclear weapons capability. 

South Africa's population is 46.6 million. Ethnicity/race: black 75.2%, white 13.6%, COloured 8.6%, Indian 2.6% .In entirety, the African continent's population is estimated to be about 700 million. 

South Africa is a middle income country with a strong emerging economy -the 25th largest in the world -and produces more goods than Portugal, Russia or Singapore. It also has Africa's biggest economy, three times larger than Nigeria or Egypt. 

South Africa is the worlds major manufacturer of stainless steel tank containers for the international trade 

The World Biggest Pineapple – is in South Africa - Bathurst just 35km from Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape.


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