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10+ Things You Didn’t Know About South Africa

10+ THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA 2 Nobel Peace Prize Winners lived on the same street. Both of these highly notable figures, who were recognised for achievements made in the fight against apartheid, had houses on Vilakazi Street in Soweto, Johannesburg. NELSON MANDELA DESMOND TUTU won: 1993 won: 1984 There are 1 official languages spoken. English Afrikaans Zulu Xhosa Tsonga Swati Southern Sotho Tswana Venda Northern Sotho Ndebele There are 5 different languages in the national anthem. 90% of the earth's platinum metals are found here. South Africa is considered a world leader when it comes to mining minerals. It also produces more gold than any other country. Prodcues 41% of the world's gold. KwaZulu-Natal is ruled by a monarch. Although South Africa is a democratic republic, the province of KwaZulu-Natal is governed by a monarch. This is written into the constitution. The Zulu king has an astonishing number of wives and children. GOODWILL ZWELITHINI KABHEKUZULU 6 wives 27 children RHINO SHUT ILES www.rhinoshuttles.co.za Sources: http://answersafrica.com/10-amazing-facts-about-south-africa.html http://www.carolinecollie.com/2009/09/top-ten-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-south-africa/ http://en.wikipedia.org

10+ Things You Didn’t Know About South Africa

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Mind-blowing facts and statistics about South Africa, one of the world's most fascinating and vibrant countries.

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