South Africa opzijnbest
Dutch and English site with information on South Africa.
Portal with weekly articles, newsletters, chat rooms, outdoor events calendar, links to camping and outdoor recreation resources.
Africa Travel Resources
Travel information on Botswana, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia and Zanzibar
A publicly available database of GPS co-ordinates for Boondocking (free camping)
Equipping men in Spirit and in sport.
Fellowship of Christian Hunters
Includes contact information, mission,statement of faith and membership information.
Weatherby Foundation International Organisation with an educational mission of preserving hunting
Wildlife Management Institute
Scientific and educational organisation.
Area – 1 221 037 sq kms.
Population is actually > 44 Million - Last count 46.6 Million.
Capitals – Cape Town (legislative); Pretoria (administrative); Bloemfontein (judicial).
Legal System – Based on Roman Dutch Law and 1996 Constitution.
GDP per Capita – R30 129 (2004)
Tourism contributes more than double to the economy, as a percentage of GDP, versus Gold.
87% of world Platinum reserves.
Roads – 362 099 km
Paved – 73 506 km
Railway Lines – 22 298km
Electrified – 10 436km
% of African Network – 26.5%
Airports – 728
Paved Runways – 145
Unpaved Runways – 583
>5 Million telephone lines.
17 Million Mobile users.
3.1 Million Internet users.
Electricity consumption – 181.2 billion KWh.
Since 1994 people without drinking water reduced by 10 to 4 Million (2004).
Tap water is quite safe to drink in South Africa.
7 Floral Kingdoms – Cape Peninsula & South Coast = 1
8555 species of Fynbos (fine bush) in this Floral Kingdom.
Minutes worked to buy a Big Mac in Johannesburg = 35
Minutes worked to buy a Big Mac in Toronto = 18
Price of a Big Mac in these two countries virtually the same in USD.