What is the highest area in South Africa?
The total land area is 1,220,813 km2 (471,359 sq mi). It has the 23rd largest Exclusive Economic Zone of 1,535,538 km2 (592,875 sq mi).
Geography of South Africa.
|Highest point||Mafadi 3,450 metres (11,320 ft)|
|Lowest point||Sea level 0 m|
|Longest river||Orange River 2,200 kilometres (1,400 mi)|
|Largest lake||Lake Chrissie|
What is the longest pass in South Africa?
Longest: Prince Alfred’s Pass, Western Cape – 68.2km
While the Baviaans-Kouga pass in the Eastern Cape is actually the longest in the country at 73.3km, much of it is jeep track and not accessible to the average (4x4less) traveller.
How high is South Africa above sea?
South Africa has a mean altitude of about 1,200 m (3,900 ft), and at least 40% of the surface is at a higher elevation. Parts of Johannesburg are more than 1,800 m (6,000 ft) above sea level.
Does it snow in South Africa?
Snow is a rare occurrence, with snowfall having been experienced in May 1956, August 1962, June 1964, September 1981, August 2006 (light), on 27 June 2007, accumulating up to 10 centimetres (3.9 in) in the southern suburbs, and most recently on 7 August 2012.