Facts about Gauteng
Gauteng has great dining spots, entertainment, and nightlife!
It’s home to over 70 local banks and the largest stock exchange in Africa.
It also has a massive manufacturing sector, with over 900 firms in the following industries
Automobile assembly and parts
Food and beverages
- Lion Park, Gauteng
- The Cradle of Humankind
- The Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg
- Pretoria National Botanic Garden
- Pretoria's Historical Monuments
The Western Cape is the 4th largest province of the country. And almost two-thirds of its residents live in the city ‘Cape Town’.
Western Cape’s capital, Cape Town has become an internationally known filmmaking destination.
The Western Cape hosts penguin colonies, nature reserves and more!
- Table Mountain
- Robberg Nature Reserve
- Boulders Penguin Colony
- Cape Point
- Karoo National Park
- The Wildflowers and Birds of West Coast National Park
- Knysna Heads
- Hermanus: Whale Watching and Water Sports
- Cederberg Wilderness Area
The Eastern Cape stretches 168,966 kilometre squares and has a population of about 6.5 million.
The province has ideal surfing locations, bird watching sites, sailing opportunities, and 2 National Parks.
- The Valley of Desolation
- Addo Elephant National Park
- The Wild Coast
- The Storms River Suspension Bridge
- Mountain Zebra National Park
- Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area
- Port Elizabeth Beaches
- Jeffreys Bay Surf Break
- Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve
- Grahamstown: Settler Country
Most people in the province speak Afrikaans with another considerable amount (33.4%) speaking Setswana.
The total population the Northern Cape is 1,225,600 and its total area is 372,889 kilometre square.
- Kgalagadi (Kalahari) Transfrontier Park
- Goegap Nature Reserve, Namaqualand
- The Big Hole, Kimberley
- The Kimberley Mine Museum
- Augrabies Falls National Park
- Mokala National Park
- Belgravia Historic Walk
- Quiver Tree Forest
- Magersfontein Battlefield & Museum
The North West is one of the biggest producers of white maize in the country. It’s also known as the platinum province due to its outrageous amount of mineral riches. The North West alone spits out a quarter of south africa’s gold.
- Pilanesberg National Park
- Sun City
- Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary & Elephant Sanctuary
- Madikwe Nature Reserve,
- Magaliesberg Canopy Tour
- Lesedi Cultural village
- Bojanala region
- Hartbeespoort dam
This is South Africa’s second largest province in terms of population. It has approximately 11.3 million people.
It features one of the busiest harbours in Africa (Durban) and is the only province that has an official monarchy.
- The Drakensberg
- Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park
- iSimangaliso Wetland Park
- Sodwana Bay National Park
- Kwa Cheetah Breeding Project
- Nambiti Private Game Reserve
- Sani Pass
- Durban's Golden Mile
- The KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Route
- Tatham Art Gallery
Most of the population speaks Sesotho, followed by Afrikaans and then finally Xhosa.
It spans out a total of 129,824 square kilometres with a population of 2,954,300
- Basotho Cultural Village
- Free State National Botanical Gardens
- Gariep Dam
- Golden Gate Highlands National Park
- National Museum, Bloemfontein
- Naval Hill
- River Rafting
- Vredefort Dome
- Windmill Casino & Entertainment Centre
Facts about Limpopo
More than half of the population speaks Sepedi with the remaining speaking Xitsonga and Tshivenda respectively.
The province has a population of close to 6 million people and is spread over just under 126,000 square kilometres.
- Kruger National Park
- Lake Fundudzi
- Makapansgat Valley
- Marakele National Park
- Modjadji Cycad Reserve
Swati is spoken mostly here, followed by Zulu and then Xitsonga.
The province has a population of about 4.5 million and covers an area of almost 76,500 square kilometres.
- Blyde River Canyon
- Kruger National Park
- Sabi Sands Game Reserve
- God’s Widow
- Echo Caves
- Three Rondavels
- Mac Mac Falls