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World Cup stadiums, grassroots football, Nelson Mandela meeting Bafana Bafana, South Africa's new ape-man fossil ... View and in many cases download in high resolution some great South African photography in's galleries. galleries

Nelson Mandela image gallery

Nelson Mandela is an international hero, a Nobel peace laureate, a former president of South Africa. He is also a son, a husband, a father and a grandfather. Our gallery pays tribute.

The Rainbow Nation

With 11 different official languages and skin tones ranging from ebony to sunburnt pink, we are the rainbow nation of Africa.

South Africa's wildlife

Best known are the famous Big Five: elephant, lion, rhino, leopard and buffalo. Not that the giraffe, hippo or whale are small ...

South Africa's birdlife

Of the 850 or so bird species recorded in South Africa, about 725 are resident or annual visitors, and about 50 are endemic or near-endemic.

South Africa's plant life

South Africa is home to some 10% of the world's flowering species, and is the only country in the world with an entire plant kingdom within its borders.

South Africa's national parks

From the stark desert of Kgalagadi to the coastal forests of Tsitsikamma, from the wildlife wonders of Kruger to the ancient heritage of Mapungubwe.

South Africa from outer space

See a collection of some of the best satellite images of South Africa, from the arid diamond fields in the west to the St Lucia wetlands in the east.

Mountains and rivers of South Africa

South Africa is big sky country, with vast mountain ranges falling into lush river valleys. Take a photo tour of our more dramatic scenery.

South Africa's coastline

Tour South Africa's varied seashores, from the cold Atlantic of the northern Cape to the scuba diver's paradise of Sodwana Bay.

SA infrastructure

South Africa's world-class infrastructure includes a sophisticated transport system, low-cost energy and advanced telecommunications facilities.

South Africa's architecture

From mud and daub to glass and steel, and Diamond Building to Owl House, our architecture is uniquely South African.

The rock art of South Africa

The San inhabited the Drakensberg and elsewhere in South Africa until the nineteenth century, leaving some of the finest examples of rock art in the world. Explore the work of the grand masters of the Stone Age in our image gallery.