2010 World Cup host country South Africa South Africa in the rush of the World Cup 2010 fever. Information about the host country South Africa and information about the 2010 World Cup tickets for South Africa. Location/geography: The Republic of South Africa includes the southern part of the African continent between 22 and 35 South latitude and 17 and 33 East longitude and is located mostly South of the Tropic of Capricorn (23.5 South latitude). It is bounded in the North by Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, Northeastern Mozambique and Swaziland. Lesotho is surrounded completely by the territory of South Africa. Coast run about 3,000 miles along the Indian Ocean in the East and South and the Atlantic Ocean in the West. South Africa is almost three and a half times as big as Germany with a total area of 1.219.090 km. More than half of South Africans most however in the large urban centres live in cities with more than 50,000 inhabitants.
According to sparsely populated is thus a very much of the land. “Climate: South Africa is climate probably one of the least African” countries of the continent. The high position of the hinterland as well as the two ocean currents, Benguela – and Alghulas power, decisively determine the climate of South Africa. Despite the situation in the outer tropics, between 30 degrees of South latitude and the Tropic of Capricorn (23.5 degrees South Width), the climatic conditions for Central Europeans are very pleasant. South Africa has low temperatures compared with regions of corresponding latitude (E.g. Australia’s outback). Although South Africa spans 13 latitude, temperatures are fairly uniform. “Pretoria, the West closer to the tropics is located, should be so much warmer than Cape Town, has a higher only to 0.5 mean annual temperature as the most beautiful city in the world due to its altitude (1,363 m u.M)”.