Being the southern-most tip of Africa, South Africa boasts of a bit of well, everything. Despite trailing closely to Morocco as the second most visited country in Africa, there are probably still some facts about South Africa that you don't know.
The country is packed to the brim with wondrous sights. They come in forms from vast nature reserves to beautiful beaches (with epic marine life) to not one, not two, but three capital cities each with their individual government branch and flare. With so much going for it, we've decided to give you the lowdown.
Get ready to be dazzled; here are the top ten facts about South Africa that you probably didn't know:
1. South Africa is often called the “Rainbow Nation”
South Africa has more than 11 official languages (not including lots of unofficial ones). It was actually Archbishop Desmond Tutu who coined the term ‘post-apartheid’ to express South Africa’s cultural heterogeneity. The importance of this ideology is to denounce discrimination and embrace the multitude of thriving cultures.