Category: Geography

  • how far is johannesburg

    Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa, and it is also the provincial capital of Gauteng, which is the wealthiest province in the country. The city is located in the northeastern part of the country, and it is the primary economic hub of South Africa. Johannesburg is a large, sprawling city, and it is […]

  • Bi Forest

    Forests tend to occur in patches, few of which cover areas greater than 1km², with areas greater than this only common along the Garden Route and Lowveld Escarpment. Even added together, forests cover less than 0.25% of southern Africa’s surface area, making this the smallest biome on the subcontinent. Forests rarely burn, mainly due to […]

  • Pretoriastation

    Herbert Baker built the Pretoria Station in 1909-10. Paul Kruger Street in Pretoria forms an axis between the station and Church Square, the axis continues visually behind the station to Salvo Kop. The entrance to the main hall is through a series of arches which open up into the domed main hall. The entrance arches […]

  • how long flight from south africa to australia

    The flight from South Africa to Australia is a long one, but it is definitely worth it! The journey will take you over some of the most amazing scenery on the planet, and you will get to experience the unique culture and lifestyle of South Africa. The flight time from Johannesburg to Perth is around […]

  • how long does it take to send a parcel to south africa

    It takes on average 5-7 working days to send a parcel to South Africa from the UK. This is due to the distance the parcel has to travel and the fact that South Africa is in a different time zone to the UK. However, there are a few things you can do to ensure your […]

  • Bi Grasslands

    Grasslands (also known locally as Grassveld) are dominated by a single layer of grasses. The amount of cover depends on rainfall and the degree of grazing. Trees are absent, except in a few localized habitats. Geophytes are often abundant. Frosts, fire and grazing maintain the grass dominance and prevent the establishment of trees. There are […]

  • Kuruman

    Kuruman lies on the Ghaap Plateau at the foot of a low range of hills in the northeast of the Northern Cape. The origin of the town’s name is uncertain but it is generally accepted as being a variation of the name of an 18th-century San leader, Kudumane. This remote town has been dubbed the […]

  • Agulhas

    Agulhas National Park includes the Agulhas Plain – a very important component of the Cape Floral Kingdom which is the smallest and richest of the world’s six plant kingdoms. The plant biodiversity makes Agulhas Plain of international importance, with 2,000 indigenous plants, 100 of which are unique to South Africa. The wide variety of wetlands  […]

  • how long does it take to sail from the uk to south africa

    It can take up to two months to sail from the UK to South Africa, depending on the route taken and the stops made along the way. This is a great way to see some of the world’s most amazing scenery and wildlife, and to experience different cultures. The journey can be broken up into […]

  • How many countries are surrounded by South Africa?

    South Africa is a fascinating country that is located on the southernmost tip of the African continent. It is bordered by the countries of Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe. This makes it the only country on the continent that has land borders with more than one other country. Additionally, South Africa also has […]