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The Republic of South Africa with its 54 million inhabitants is located at the southern tip of Africa. South Africa borders the Indian Ocean in the south and southeast and the Atlantic Ocean in the west. The country’s largest cities are Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Germiston, Pretoria and Port Elizabeth and the most famous sights are the Kruger National Park, the Garden Route, the Cape Winelands, Cape Horn and the Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park.

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Johannesburg – Tourist Attractions & Things to Do (South Africa)

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From the capital Pretoria we drove on to Johannesburg. With a population of just under 1 million and a population of 4.5 million (metropolitan area), the city is the largest city in South Africa and is located at an average altitude of over 1700 meters above sea level. Johannesburg is also one of the largest cities in the world, located neither by the sea, a major river nor any other important body of water.

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Pretoria – Nelson Mandela Statue & Union Buildings (South Africa)

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After 4 eventful days in Kruger National Park, we went first to Pretoria, the capital of South Africa. The climate here is subtropical and the sun shines on an average of 300 days a year. The city has about 750,000 inhabitants and has one of the leading university cities in South Africa. The University of Pretoria and UNISA (University of South Africa) is an all-national university and one of the largest remote universities in the world with over 250,000 students.

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Kruger National Park – Safari & Punda Maria Gate (South Africa)

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Today was the last day for us in the Kruger National Park. From Shingwedzi Restcamp we drove further west and north and finally left the national park in the late afternoon via the Punda Maria Gate. The detailed travel report to Kruger National Park (Punda Maria Gate) will be delivered. But we have already uploaded the pictures. If there are any specific questions about the pictures or destination, please post a comment at the end of the post.

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