Around the World: South Africa
By: Toby Friedman
Hey! We’ve got some fun facts for you about South Africa, a country in the southern region of Africa:
1-Let’s start with this: South Africa has 11 official languages! Won't bore you with its complicated names...
2- In for some heart-stopping fun? You can take a leap of faith off the world’s highest bungee jump in South Africa!
3- Interestingly enough, the world’s first heart transplant was completed in Cape Town, South Africa.
4- Of course, let's not forget, it’s a wildlife wonderland out there!
5- You may have heard: Approximately 20% of the world’s gold is mined in South Africa.
6- Do you love nutty flavors? South Africa is the largest producer of macadamia nuts in the world!
7- South Africa is the only country in the world with three capital cities.
8- How big in size? South Africa is three times the size of Texas and five times the size of Japan!
9- Guess who is the second-largest fruit producer in the world? Yes, you guessed it, South Africa.
10- South Africa’s wines are world-famous, some of which are kosher.
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