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  South Africa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
South Africa is often referred to as The Rainbow Nation - a term coined by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and later elaborated upon by then-President Nelson Mandela as a metaphor to describe the country's newly-developing multicultural diversity in the wake of separatist apartheid ideology.
South Africa's most prevalent biome is grassland, particularly on the Highveld, where the plant cover is dominated by different grasses, low shrubs, and acacia trees, mainly camel-thorn and whitethorn.
South Africa is a middle-income country with an abundant supply of resources, well-developed financial, legal, communications, energy, and transport sectors, a stock exchange (the JSE Securities Exchange), that ranks among the 10 largest in the world, and a modern infrastructure supporting an efficient distribution of goods to major urban centres throughout the region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Africa   (6246 words)

  
 Provinces of South Africa: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The western cape is a province in the south west of south africa....
Bisho is a town in south africa, and the capital of the eastern cape province....
Ciskei was a bantustan in the south east of south africa....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/provinces_of_south_africa.htm   (1470 words)

  
 South Africa: history to 1902 - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about South Africa: history to 1902   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This was the beginning of the fl–white struggle in South Africa, and there were continual battles and wars between the African tribes and the Voortrekkers, and, later, the British.
The British returned in 1806, and the Dutch possessions in South Africa were purchased by Britain in 1814 for £6 million.
An attempt by the British in 1877–81 to annex the South African Republic (the Transvaal) was defeated in the first of the Anglo-Boer South African Wars at Majuba Hill in 1881.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /South+Africa:+history+to+1902   (1323 words)

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