Johannesburg has the world’s biggest man-made forest, with over 10 million trees. This number is set to grow.
Johannesburg is located on the Highveld plateau at an altitude of 1753 meters above sea level.
Cape Town’s Castle of Good Hope is the oldest building in South Africa. It was built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India company.
Cape Town was the first city outside Europe to get Blue Flag status for its beaches due to the high water quality, fantastic facilities, safety, and cleanliness.
South Africa is now the only country in the world to have hosted the Soccer, Cricket and Rugby World Cup!
Two Nobel Peace Prize
winners lived in South Africa, on the same street! Both Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu had houses on Vilakazi Street in Soweto.