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South Africa
South Africa
South Africa is a country located on the southern tip of the African continent. Being a nation of diversity, there are eleven official languages in South Africa.
The collection of folktales from South Africa consists of two books with 28 folktales.

Outa Karel's Stories
South African Folk-Lore Tales

Notes: Contains 15 South African folktales.

Author: Sanni Metelerkamp
Published: 1914
Publisher: Macmillan and Co., Limited St. Martin's Street, London

Old Hendrik's Tales

Notes: Contains 13 South African folktales.

Author: Captain Arthur Owen Vaughan
Published: 1904
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co., London, New York & Bombay

What's interesting in South Africa

Kruger National Park
is a game reserve in South Africa.
One of the largest reserves on the African continent, Kruger is home to many plants and animals.

Table Mountain
is a mountain overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa. One of the most visited landmark in South Africa, Table Mountain impresses with long sharp-edged cliffs.

is the highest mountain range in the Southern part of the African continent. Offering a variety of beautiful landscapes, Drakensberg is home to a number of game reserves and wilderness areas.

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