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  Countries: South Africa: Reference

 

Flags, South Africa
From Flags of the World. Has many historical flags, meaning of the flag, historical background. Gives origin and meaning of the flag, the Pantone colors.
From the South African Government (official site) South Africa National Symbols.
From the World Flag Database (includes two historical flags).
From a commercial site. Free animated flag.
From a commercial site, various sizes of the flag.
From Enchanted Learning. Flag to print out and color with a flag quiz.
National Anthems and Songs
The African National Congress site has links to The Call of South Africa, Die Stem van Suid Afrika, Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika, and The Internationale.

See also the South African Government (official site) South Africa National Symbols the text of the South African national anthem, in English, Zulu, Xhosa, Sesotho, Afrikaans, and a history of the anthem. The audio file of Nkosi Sikelel'
Routes Travel Info Portal
Has a map showing the South African Provinces. Click on the Province map and find a list of places: cities, towns, villages, the day's weather, and the URL of the relevant tourism board. Click on a city name and find facts about the city. Find distances between towns, find national parks and reserves, eco-regions for South Africa, the border posts by road for neighboring countries , hotels, etc. [KF] http://www.routes.co.za/index/index.html
South Africa. Government Communication and Information System
Official government site. Everything about South Africa. http://www.info.gov.za/main/sitemap.htm
SouthAfrica.info
Everything about South Africa. Trade, business news, investment, interactive map, arts, government, history, travel tips, tourism, web directory, conferences, sports. South Africans abroad section. Created by the International Marketing Council of South Africa. http://www.southafrica.info/
South Africa - Maps
Directory of internet map resources. From the Stanford University Libraries. http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/southafrica/rsamaps.html
South Africa Yearbook
Chapters from a long established government reference book. Covers Justice and Correctional Services, Agriculture, Land affairs, Arts, culture and religion, The media, The economy, Mining, minerals and energy, Education, Posts and telecommunications, Environment, Science and technology, Finance, Safety and security, Foreign relations, Social welfare, Government system, Sport and recreation, Health, Tourism, History, Transport, Housing, Water affairs and forestry. http://www.gcis.gov.za/docs/publications/yearbook.htm
South African High Commission, United Kingdom
Directory to everything about South Africa. http://www.southafricahouse.com/
South African Weather Service
Has satellite image of South Africa. http://www.weathersa.co.za/
United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/world-leaders-1/world-leaders-s/south-africa.html
United States. Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook
Has a map, information on geography, people, government, economy, transportation, communication, defense. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html
Who's Who of Southern Africa
http://www.whoswhosa.co.za/Pages/default.aspx



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