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South Africa Chapter 21 world and its people

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South Africa
the most industrialized country in Africa
industrialized country
great deal of manufacturing occurs
Boers
the Dutch that settled in South Africa in the 1600's. The word comes from the Dutch word for farmers
Afrikaners
The Boers, German, Belgian, and French settlers of South Africa.
Afrikaans
language of the Afrikaners
apartheid
In 1948, the whites in South Africa set up this system that made it illegal for different races and ethnic groups to mix, thus limiting the rights of blacks
townships
neighborhoods outside cities
Nelson Mandela
South Africa's first black president
townshipa
neighborhoods outside cities
enclaves
Lesotho and Swaziland are examples of these because they are small countries located inside a larger country (South Africa).
Zambezi
This river crosses the country of Zambia.
copper belt
a large area of copper mines
sorghum
a tall grass whose seeds are used as grain and to make syrup
Harare
the capital and largest city of Zimbabwe
Kalahari
This desert spreads over southwestern Botswana.
fish
Lake Malawi has over 500 species of this, more than any other inland body of water in the world.
Cabinda
Angola includes this exclave.
exclave
a small part of the country that is separated from the main part
slash-and-burn farming
a method of clearing land for planting by cutting and burning forests
cyclone
intense storm system with heavy rain and high circular winds
Maputo
the capital and largest city of Mozambique
Antananarivo
the capital and largest city of Madagascar
Madagascar
This country produces most of the world's vanilla beans.