The geographic theme of location is defined as a particular place or position. There are two types of location, absolute which means the exact coordinates of a place, or relative which means somewhere around or close to just not exact. For example, South Africa's relative location is simple, south of Africa.
Pretoria- 25.7479 South and 28.2293 East
Cape Town- 33.9249 South and 18.4241 East
Bloemfontein- 29.0852 South and 26.1596 East
South Africa is located on the continent Africa
Some interesting landforms include Table Mountain which is a flat topped peak forming a prominent landmark overlooking Cape Town.
Kalahari Desert is another interesting landform in South Africa. It is part of a huge sand basin that reaches from Orange River up to Angola.
Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe, all border South Africa.
Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean are bodies of water that are around South Africa.
Place refers to the physical and human aspects of a location.
Africa has a large quantity of natural resources, including diamonds, salt, gold, iron, cobalt, uranium, copper, bauxite, silver, petroleum and cocoa beans, but also woods and tropical fruits.
Some of the many cultural groups are Afrikaners, Xhosa People, Coloureds, Zulu, Bantu, Swazi.
The religions that are practiced are Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Baha'i faith, Judaism.
Secular celebrations and public holidays are much more numerous than religious celebrations. 16th of December, which commemorates the victory of eight hundred Afrikaner settlers and their black servants over four thousand Zulu at the Battle of Blood River in 1838, is now celebrated as Reconciliation Day. Holidays commemorating significant events in the black struggle for political liberation include Human Rights Day, marking the shooting to death of sixty-one black pass-law protesters by the police in Sharpeville on 21 March 1961, and Youth Day, recalling the beginning of the Soweto uprising, when police opened fire on black schoolchildren protesting the use of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in township schools on 16 June 1976.
South Africa has two types of government. Constitutional republic and parliamentary republic. Their legal system is based on Roman-Dutch law, The 1993 and later constitutions limits the president's time in office to two five-year terms, In South Africa we use a PR system to vote for parliament and provincial legislatures. Parliament has 400 seats and each of the nine provincial legislatures has between 30 and 90 seats depending on the number of people who live in the province.