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Encyclopedia of South Africa

Krista Johnson

Encyclopedia of South Africa

by Krista Johnson

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc. in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKrista Johnson and Sean Jacobs, editors
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT1714 .E53 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 373 p. :
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25156544M
    ISBN 109781588267498
    LC Control Number2011020125

    The Encyclopedia of the Nations is a complete source for detailed information about one hundred ninety three countries in the world, information about the United Nations and the associated agencies, and World Leaders. We have detailed information about physical geography of all countries: Afghanistan to Comoros, Congo to India, Indonesia to Mongolia, Morocco to Slovakia, Slovenia to Zimbabwe. Africa, the second-largest continent, is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Atlantic is divided in half almost equally by the Equator. Africas physical geography, environment and resources, and human geography can be considered separately. Africa has eight major physical regions: the Sahara, the Sahel, the Ethiopian Highlands, the savanna, the.

      Approximately million people worldwide are living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Almost 20 percent of South Africa’s adult population (aged fifteen to forty-nine) is HIV-positive, and about one in every five people living with HIV worldwide is in South Africa. The pandemic, and the political controversies it elicited, have come to define both local and global Author: Rebecca Hodes. John Middleton Africa An Encyclopedia for Stude Book ZZ org.

    Books For Africa partners with recipients in Africa to ship sea containers of books – each foot container holds ab donated books. Books For Africa provides the gently used or new donated books, and the recipient organization in Africa or their financial supporters worldwide pay the shipping costs and distribute the books.   South Africa is the 25th-largest country in the world. With close to 56 million people, South Africa is the world's 24th-most populous nation. There are eleven official languages of South Africa: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu. No other country has as many.


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The South African Reserve Bank (SARB), the central bank of issue, began operations inand in assumed liability for the outstanding notes of the commercial banks. It is the fourth oldest central bank to have been established outside Europe. This authoritative, comprehensive reference work covers South Africa s history, government and politics, law, society and culture, economy and infrastructure, demography, environment, and more, from the era of human origins to the present.

Nearly alphabetically arranged entries provide information in a concise yet thorough by: 6. Contemporary African arts are thriving, as illustrated by the biennales held in Dakar, Senegal, and Johannesburg, South Africa, and by the canonization of African literature both in Europe and North America and in Africa.

Contemporary artists and writers have made their mark by paying tribute to past generations, all the while breaking a number. South Africa’s remoteness—it lies thousands of miles distant from major African cities such as Lagos and Cairo and more than 6, miles (10, km) away from most of Europe, North America, and eastern Asia, where its major trading partners are located—helped reinforce the official system of apartheid for a large part of the 20th century.

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Afrikaans Suid-Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic ( est. pop. 55,),sq mi (1, sq km), S Africa. It borders on the Atlantic Ocean in the west, on Namibia in the northwest, on Botswana and Zimbabwe in the.

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in over 58 million people, it is the world's 24th-most populous nation and covers an area of 1, kilometres (, mi). South Africa has three designated capital cities: executive Pretoria, judicial Bloemfontein and legislative Cape largest city is g code: + Biblical Age.

The Bible has no general name for Africa, any more than it has for Europe or Asia. The word "Ham," from the Hebrew root (to be hot), which is applied in the later Psalms (lxxviii. 51; cv. 23, 27; cvi. 22) to Egypt, is the nearest approach to a general name, inasmuch as it applies directly to the hot southern countries (Book of Jubilees, viii.).

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The Standard Encyclopædia of Southern Africa (SESA) is a volume encyclopaedia that is principally about the Republic of South Africa and nearby countries. About people contributed to the encyclopaedia. The first two volumes were published in August ; the 12th and final volume was published in September Country: South Africa.

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