South Africa 

South Africa is located at the southern tip of Africa. It is bordered by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho. It is a large country with widely varying landscapes and has 11 official languages, as well as an equally diverse population.

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Cape Town is the second largest city in South Africa and is the capital of the Western Cape Province, as well as being the legislative capital of South Africa.

Johannesburg is South Africa's largest city. Johannesburg is split into eight administrative regions.

The Kruger National Park lies in the north-east of South Africa and runs along the border of Mozambique in the east, Zimbabwe in the north, and the southern border is the Crocodile River.

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The Western Cape is the most south western province in South Africa, covering many of South Africa's tourist destinations and attractions.

Eastern Cape, is in South Africa and stretches along the Indian Ocean between Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.

Gauteng is one of the provinces in the north-east of South Africa. The word "Gauteng" is a Sesotho phrase meaning "Place of gold", referencing to the thriving gold industry following the 1886 discovery of gold in Johannesburg.

KwaZulu-Natal is a province in the east of South Africa, bordering Mozambique in the north and the Eastern Cape in the south.

Limpopo Province, South Africa: South Africa’s northernmost province, Limpopo, borders onto Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Botswana, making it the ideal entrance to Africa.

The Mpumalanga Province is located in the north-east of South Africa and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

The Northern Cape is situated in the north-west corner of South Africa. Although it is the largest of the nine provinces it has the smallest population.

The Free State Province, in South Africa is situated in the heartland of the Karoo semi-desert.

The North-West Province, provides a link between South Africa and Botswana. The province is the largest platinum production area in the world, and its Stelland area is the "Texas of South Africa" with some of the biggest cattle herds in the world.

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