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1

What are the countries that share a border with South Africa? (West 2 East)

Namibia - Botswana - Zimbabwe - Mozambique

2

What is the Capital of Botswana?

Gaborone

3

What is the Capital of Mozambique?

Maputo

4

What is the Capital of Zimbabwe?

Harare

5

What is the Capital of Namibia?

Windhoek

6

What does Windhoek mean when translated?

Wind-wind
Hoek-corner
wind corner (Afrikaans)

7

How many provinces does SA have?

9

8

How may of SA's provinces have beaches?

4
(Northern Cape, Western Cape, Eastern Cape & KZN)

9

What are the 2 countries inside SA? (West 2 East)

Lesotho - Eswatini (previously known as Swaziland)

10

Why did Mswati III change the name of Swaziland to Eswatini?

Because they wanted the name of their country to be in their language.

11

What is the Capital of the Western Cape?

Cape Town

12

What is the Capital of the Northern Cape?

Kimberly

13

What is the Capital of the Eastern Cape?

Bisho

14

What is the Capital of the Free State?

Bloem Fontein

15

What is the Capital of the North West?

Mahikeng

16

What is the Capital of the Gauteng?

Johannesburg / pretoria

17

What is the Capital of the KZN?

Durban / Pietermaritzburg

18

What is the Capital of Limpopo?

Polokwane

19

What is the Capital of Mpumalanga?

Nelspruit

20

What is the name of the current on the Western side of SA?

Benguela Current

21

What is the Ocean on the West of SA?

South Atlantic Ocean

22

What is the name of the current on the Eastern side of SA?

Agulhas Current

23

What is the Ocean on the East of SA?

Indian Ocean

24

Is the Current on the Eastern side of SA cold or warm?

Warm

25

Is the Current on the Western side of SA cold or warm?

Cold