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Economy

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Economy

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South Africa is one of Africa’s leading economies. The main industries are the finance sector, mining, insurance and food processing. Leading exports include gold, diamonds, platinum, other metals and minerals, machinery and equipment.

The average daily cost of living for a tourist is about 500 ZAR to 800 ZAR; an average meal costs anywhere between 50 ZAR to 80 ZAR. South Africa has an extensive network of train and bus services connecting to every part of the country.

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Gianluca 2/3/2014 At 15:04
Cape Town 8
Table Mountain!! You can make the climb up to see...

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Cape Town 8
It's a beautiful city with very friendly people,...

Mauro 1/29/2014 At 17:15
Cape Town 8
I saw it as a tourist in 2010, shortly before the...