Southern Africa pages 377-396

landforms and bodies of water


  1. it's physical geography had to be described as one word and it high.
  2. there are a lot of plateaus and ranges the plateaus are covered mainly by grassland.
  3. the are a lot of deserts that are vast sand covered plateau that sits some 3000 ft.

Bodies of water:

1. The Zambezi witch is 2,200 mile it is the longest region's river. The Orange-drain is the second longest, and last is Limpopo.

2. Zambia and Malawi lie higher elevation west of the escarpment.

3. question: Witch type of land-form is common in southern Africa?

4. climate: tropical zones it has a wide verity of climates ranging from hot to arid cold.

5. temperature zone: it gets very warm in the summer and very cold in night time.

6. climate tropical zones: its warm in the summer and then temperatures get very low in the winter.

7. temperature zone: they are cold in the night then they can reach around 70 to 90 in the day

8. desert zones: its very arid along the coast they get very little rain

9. quotation: because they dont get really hot in the night it is nasally colder

10. question: they are important because it has a huge part of materials has some of the largest mineral reserves sources: they burn coal to produce most of there electricity

13. most other resources: of ten and zinc copper gold and uranium.

14. wildlife: wildebeests lions zebras giraffes and many other animals

15. question: because if they use trees to make there electricity than it will take that away

history of southern Africa

1. rise of kingdoms: the people have inhabited the region for thousand of years

2. great Zimbabwe: shona people built a wealthy and powerful kingdom

3. in the late 1400 the shone conquered the region between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers

4. other kingdoms: in early 1800 to form the zulu empire

5. European colonies: around 1500 Portugal other European began establishing.

6. clashes in south Africa: the Europeans set up trading post but did not establish colonies

7. the union of south Africa: wars in Europe gave Britain control of the cape colony.

8. colonialism of other areas: British and the Boers competed for south Africa other European countries were competing over the rest of Africa.

9. question: thew Britain took control of cape colony.

10. independence and equal rights: french rule in Madagascar ended in 1960, making it the first southern Africa country to gain independence.

11. the end of Portuguese Rule: while other European nation gave up their Africa colonies.

12. The Birth of Zimbabwe: after gaining Malawi and Zambia Independence they prepared to free neighboring Zimbabwe.

  1. 13. Equal Rights in South Africa: 1. the growth of south Africa mining and other industries depended on the labor of black Africans.

2. the white minority government stayed in power by limiting the black populations education

3. the opportunists and politics rights

Life in Southern Africa

the people in the region in other region of Africa life differs from city to countryside.

population patters:

1. although they live in the country side they still migrate to city's because of jobs.

2. the city has grown more than 1.5 as have capital is even larger now.

ethnic and culture groups is the Shona makes up more than 80% of the population

2. there is a major one called Botswana and it about 4 million

3. and a similar one is the overabundant.

region and language's

1. the most in the region is Christianity.

2. nearly half holds traditional indigenous religious believes.

question: the main religion is Christianity

Life in Southern Africa

1. many rural people continue to follow traditional ways to live.

urban life

1. it has a population of 3 million in these cities Derban, Ekurhuleni, Cape town, and Johannesburg.

Urban Growth and Change

1. the rapid growth has cut down some servers like trash collecting .

2. it is so rapid in growth that must servers is out because all the streets are filled with people.

3. city's are so large that it is almost overcrowding.

family and traditional life

1. they are big in litterer and other things

2. they are or have some of the greatest diversity culture.

question: most in southeast Asia

southern Africa today

1. many live to go to the city to work

heath issues

1. it is boarding the pacific ocean has come very big change


1. some family's have members that have HIV

2. other have some that have AID's

3. there are a lot of diseases spread all over places.

progress and growth

1. there progress is getting better than what they had but still getting bigger

2. there growth is almost overflowing the Pacific rim

help from other countries

1.some join together and form the (ASEAN) to help the increase the economic development

2. the have a large labor force in there to help.

question: because all the diseases that have been spread.


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