English in the Republic of South Africa
Republic of South Africa is divided into 9 provinces and
occupies an area two times bigger than France and five
times larger than
Great Britain. It is characterised by the beautiful and varied land
The Cape Province in the west is the fourth biggest province in the
RSA. It has a exotic, colourful scenery and is characterised by
a mixture of cultural . You can find here beautiful
beaches, fishing villages, historical towns, vineries and the famous
Garden Route with lakes, mountains and forests. The most famous is
of course the Table Mountain, rising from Cape Town. From the
mountain top (1087 m above sea level) you can admire the spectacular
view of the city.
Cape Town is considered as one of the most beautiful cities of
Africa. You can see there an interesting mixture of architectural
style reflecting the local culture and traditions of many
generations of inhabitants who influenced the city's development:
Edwardian and Victorian edifices, Dutch architecture, cobbled
streets, mosques, Cape Malay Quarter and the magnificent Waterfront.
Next to the big, elegant shopping centres you can find there great choice of restaurants with wonderful local wines.
Durban is famous for
its mild climate all year round, which makes it an ideal holiday
destination. It is the biggest and the busiest port on the
continent. At dusk the exquisite and cosmopolitan Durban bustles
with life. You can spend the evenings in elegant restaurants, clubs
or theatres - it is truly an African metropolis.