South Africa Facts – 46 Interesting Facts About South Africa

Interesting Facts About South Africa

South African’s use left hand side of the road for driving.

South Africa hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2010.

South Africa became the first African country and the fifth country in the world in 2006 to recognize same sex marriage.

South Africa is part of United Nations, BRICS.

The South African flag was used for the first time on Freedom Day in 1994.

Orange is the longest river in South Africa.

Tugela Falls is the second highest waterfalls in the world.

South Africa has over 55 million people is the world’s 24th most populous nation.

South Africa is home to the highest commercial bungee jump in the world – The Bloukrans Bridge, Western Cape.

South Africa is one of the few countries never to have a coup.