Southern Africa lies between two giant bodies of water, the South Atlantic Ocean, and the Indian Ocean. Three countries in Southern Africa have a coastline including Namibia, Mozambique, and South Africa. In the north of this region of the continent are Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania. South Africa is the southernmost country.

Lesotho and Swaziland occupy a small area in Southern Africa. Namibia and Mozambique are on the far western and eastern coasts of Southern Africa. Namibia has Atlantic coastline, while Mozambique has Indian Ocean coast. Botswana is in the heart of it all. To the east of Botswana lies Zimbabwe. In addition, Zambia is to the north of Botswana. Lastly, Malawi and its iconic Lake Nyassa are to the northeast of Botswana.

Places to Visit

Botswana boasts of a thriving ecosystem due to the Okavango Delta. Okavango Delta is also in the heart of Southern Africa. Furthermore, you must visit it to learn about its unique ecosystem. Zimbabwe is a tourist friendly country. It has diverse landscapes that allow for adventurous activities. Due to its coastline on the Indian Ocean, Mozambique is a champion with exotic tropical beaches.

South Africa is the most developed country in Southern Africa. The country has its fair share of tourist attractions as well. If you enjoy pampering, what better way than to buy yourself diamonds? Namibia is the best place on earth to buy top quality diamonds.

Harare, Lusaka, Maseru, Gaborone, Cape Town, and Windhoek are the lively capitals of countries in Southern Africa. Ilha de Mozambique is a spectacular place, secluded from the rest of the country. Consequently, it overflows with natural and historic beauty.

Many tourists visit Africa to go Bungee Jumping from Victoria Falls. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Luangwa National Prak, Kruger National Park, Chobe National Park, Fish River Canyon Park and many more natural reserves lie in wait for exploration.

Throughout Southern Africa, people speak Portuguese, Afrikaans, and German. However, a tourist can get around by using English. Buses are the primary means of transportation. But, if you are willing to go off the beaten track then hitch-hiking is for you. 

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