South Africa

We hereby offer you information about South Africa. Tours to the Great White Shark are available from almost every major town on the coast. However, cage diving is only offered in a few regions. The best observation spot for sharks is at the coast of Gansbaai. The village is in the Overberg region, about 1.5 hours from Cape Town. Experience the rainbow land with our tours. Many sights such as the Cape of Good Hope, Table Mountain, the beautiful Winelands or the Kruger National Park are waiting for your visit.

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South Africa Great White Sharks

Capital / seat of government: Pretoria (executive) / Cape Town (legislative) / Bloemfontein (judiciary)
Provinces: Limpopo, Northern Cape, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Free State, North West, Western Cape, KwaZulu / Natal and Eastern Cape
Area: 1,219,912 km²
Population: 56 million inhabitants; 43 inhabitants per km²; Illiteracy rate: 13%
Population structure: 81% black (Zulu, Xhosa, Basotho, Tswana, Tsonga, Venda, Ndebele, Swazi), 8.8% colored, 8.4% white, 2.5% Asian. Population increase (annually): 2%
Cities with outlying communities):Johannesburg 4.5 million (Greater Gauteng 8.7 million), Cape Town 4.4 million inhabitants, Durban (eThekweni) 3.7 million (metropolitan area), Pretoria 1.9 million (Greater Tshwane 3 million), Metro Port Elizabeth 780,000 (Greater Nelson Mandela Bay 1.3 million)
Religions: Christians: 80-85% (African churches around 40%. Dutch Reformed Church 6.5%, Roman Catholic Church 7.5%, Evangelical / Methodist 8%, Pentecostals 8%, Anglicans 5%, Lutherans 3 %); Other religious Communities: African, animist and natural religions 5.3%, Muslims: 2.5%, Hindus: 1.1%, Jews: 0.2%
Languages: 11 official languages: English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Siswati, South Ndebele, Sesotho, Sepedi, Xitsonga, Setswana, Tshivenda and Xhosa. Official languages: Afrikaans and English. English is the common language of business.
State and form of government:Parliamentary democracy (in the Commonwealth) since 1961; Constitution in force since 1997; Two-chamber system: The National Assembly with at least 360 members (total of 400 seats) is directly elected. The National Council of Provinces consists of 90 members (10 each from 9 provinces). Elections take place every 5 years. The head of state is elected every 5 years by the National Assembly. All citizens aged 18 and over have the right to vote. Government: ANC; Opposition parties: Democratic Alliance (DA), Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), National Freedom Party (NFP), Freedom Front Plus (FF +), Pan African Congress (PAC) and others. a.
Head of State and Government: Cyril Ramaphosa(ANC)
Inflation: approx. 10%
Unemployment: approx. 36% - rising sharply due to Corona
Main export countries: USA, China, India, Great Britain, Japan, Botswana, Germany, Namibia, Netherlands
Main importing countries: China (15.5%), Germany (10.1%), Saudi Arabia (7.2%), USA (6.7%), India, Nigeria, Japan
Natural resources: aluminum silicates, chrome, gold, magnesium, platinum and vanadium
Agriculture: Cultivation of wheat, sugar cane, fruit, wine, citrus fruits, tobacco, corn and cotton
Climate: South Africa belongs to the warm, temperate arid regions of the subtropics; Summer rain from October to April with the exception of the coastal region of Natal, the always humid, warm and temperate coastline from Mossel Bay to Port Elizabeth and the winter rain area of ​​the Cape (rain May to October).

Wester Cape Cape Town

Western Cape Province inclusive Garden Route
Size: 129,370 km²
Capital: Cape Town
Premier: Alan Winde
Population: 6.5 million; 50% colored, 32% black, 15% white, 1% Asian
Population density: 50 inhabitants / km²
Largest cities in the vicinity:Somerset West, Paarl, Swellendam, Oudtshoorn, Stellenbosch (second oldest city in the country)
Economy: agriculture, wine industry, table fruit, vegetables, sheep breeding, cattle farms.

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