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Central Africa

The main tourist attractions are hunting, fishing, the waterfalls, and the many varieties of wild animals. Of special interest are the falls at Boali and Kembe, the megaliths of Bouar, and the Pygmies at Mongoumba. In 1997, there were 227 hotel rooms with 347 beds to accommodate the 17,000 tourists visiting the country. In 1998, only 7,748 tourist arrivals were recorded. Visitors must have a visa, a certificate indicating that they have been inoculated against yellow fever.

Scroll down for places to cool off in the water, including outdoor water parks, indoor water parks and public pools. Water parks combine the thrill of amusement parks with the relaxation of a day at the pool, so they are enormously popular in the Summer months. In addition to the tall water slides, many offer picnic spots, lounge chairs, locker rentals and food.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in south-central Africa. It lies between the Zambezi River in the North and the Limpopo River to the south. The country has land borders with Mozambique to the north and east, South Africa to the South, Botswana to the southwest and Zambia to the northwest and north.

Most of Zimbabwe is rolling plateau, with over 75% of it lying between 610m (2000 ft) and 1,525m (5,000 ft) above sea level, and almost all of it over 305m (1,000 ft).

The area of high plateau, know as the high Veld, is some 400 miles long by 50 miles wide, and stretches northeast to southwest at 1,220m (4,000 ft) to 1,676m (5,500ft) This culminates in the northeast in the Udizi and Inyanga mountains, reaching the country's highest point at Mt. Inyangani at 2,596m (8,517 ft). The middle veld is a plateau ranging from 610m (2,000 ft) to 1,220 m (4,000 ft) high. Below 610m (2,000ft) are areas making up the Low Veld, wide and sandy plains in the basins of the Zambezi and the Limpopo.

The steep mountain ranges cut Zimbabwe off from the eastern plains that border the India Ocean. The High Veld is a central ridge forming the country's watershed, with stream flowing southeast to the Limpopo and Sabi rivers and northwest into the Zambezi. Deep river valleys cut the Middle Veld. Only the larger of the many rivers have an all-year-round flow of water. Most of rivers have falls and rapids.

Bangui

Bangui is the capital city of the Central African Republic. The city is located on the Ubangi River, at a series of rapids that limit major commercial shipping farther upriver. The Ubangi River marks the border between the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The DRC town of Zongo lies directly across from Bangui. The city had, as of 1994, an estimated population of 560,000.

Bangui is located at 4°22' North, 18°35' East (4.36667, 18.58333). The city was founded in 1889 and is named for local rapids. The city centre lies near the river and houses a large triumphal arch dedicated to Bokassa, the Presidential Palace and the central market. Km 5, lying 5km further north, is the heart of the residential area and is home to the largest market and most of the city's nightlife. Further north still lie rolling hills.

The University of Bangui is located here. Other attractions in Bangui include Boganda Museum and Bokassa Palace. The city is also home to an international airport, while ferries sail to Brazzaville and Zongo.

Suncity South Africa

Suncity is internationally renowned as Africa 's premier holiday resort. Suncity offers a myriad of different entertainment and relaxation opportunities, as well as enough attractions and activities to keep everyone busy.

The fabulous Suncity resort complex captivates visitors with its combination of golf, game and gambling as well as world-class hotels. Formerly the gaming mecca of South Africa, Suncity still attracts those wishing to gamble but also those just wishing to relax, and the focus is now on the total experience of Africa.

Suncity in South Africa offers everything and more and it has become a haven for holidaymakers to South Africa.

Pretoria

The area around the Transvaal Museum is a Museum Mall, with paved walkways and signs directing to attractions.

It is the largest focal point of cultural resources in Africa. The park encompasses: Melrose House, Burgers Park, Transvaal Museum, the City Hall, a Children's Museum, the National Cultural History Museum, the Museum of Science and Technology and the State Library.

 



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