Nine pictures to remind you of the beautiful World Heritage sites in South Africa; Alexis Haden; The South African

South Africa – Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape

We live in a magnificent country.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972.

As of 2016, there are nine World Heritage Sites in South Africa, including five cultural sites, three natural sites and one mixed site.

Now, you already know that South Africa is beautiful. But if you needed another reminder…

Cape Floral Region Protected Areas

Where is it?

Basically, wherever there is precious fynbos in the Cape. The area covers Covering 78,555 km², Cape Floristic Region hotspot is located entirely within the borders of South Africa.

Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs

Where is it?

The Cradle of Humankind is a paleoanthropological site about 50 kilometres northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa in the Gauteng province.

iSimangaliso Wetland Park

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