AFRICA - 7

 

 

 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Africa
 
Region: Southern Africa
Area: 1,221,037 km2
Coast line: Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean
Capital: Cape Town
 
 
Pretoria (Tshwane)
 
 
Pretoria (Tshwane)
 
 
Union buildings
 
 
James Barry Munnick Hertzog Moument & Union building
James Barry Munnik Hertzog, better known as Barry Hertzog or J. B. M. Hertzog (3 April 1866 near Wellington, Cape Colony – 21 November 1942 in Pretoria, Union of South Africa) was a Boer general during the second Anglo-Boer War who later went on to become Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa from 1924 to 1939. Throughout his life he encouraged the development of the Afrikaner culture, determined to protect the Afrikaner from British influence. He is named after the Irish doctor Dr. James Barry who performed the first successful cesarean section in Africa by a British surgeon, in which both the mother and child survived the operation.
 
 
View of Pretoria from Union Buildings
 
 
Monument erected in honor of the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony in their thousands 1835-1854 in order to colonize other areas of South Africa today.
 
 
 
 
 
The Kruger Monument in Pretoria
Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul") was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902).
 
 
University building- second oldest building
 
 
Moreletta Park
 
 

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