South Africa is located at the south of Africa and is on its way to crossing France as the most popular destination of travellers worldwide. South Africa is characterized by its varied landscapes. There are nature reserves, high mountain areas, grasslands and deserts. There are also many different wildlife species like elephants, giraffes, lions and hippos. South Africa has some major cities that attract tourists. Cape Town, called the Mother City, is one of the largest cities in South Africa, together with Pretoria (capital) and Bloemfontein. It's, by inhabitants, the second city of the country. Thanks to the nature and location at the foot of the famous Table Mountain, Cape Town is a popular international destination for tourists. Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa.