South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and Madagascar
Jewel of the Kalahari
Southern Africa consists of Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Madagascar and South Africa. Its varied landscapes and wildlife are arguably the main attractions of Southern Africa. The terrain of Southern Africa is varied, ranging from forest and grasslands to deserts. The region has both low-lying coastal areas, and mountains. In terms of natural resources, the region has the world’s largest resources of platinum and the platinum group elements, chromium, vanadium, and cobalt, as well as uranium, gold, titanium, iron and diamonds.