South Africa Facts – 46 Interesting Facts About South Africa

Facts about South Africa

The drinking water is South Africa is the 3rd best in the world for being safe and ready to drink.

SABMiler supplies 50% of the China’s beer.

South Africa is rich in minerals and is have reserves of 90% of world’s platinum and 41% of gold.

Rovas Rail is South Africa is the most luxurious train in the world.

General Motors in South Africa is the only place other than USA where Hummer H3 is built.

The currency of South Africa is Rand.

Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa. Other major cities are Durban and Soweto.

South Africa has 11 official languages.

South Africa has variety of animals including lions, giraffes, leopards etc.

The first human heart transplant was performed in South Africa, in a Cape Town hospital in 1967.