South Africa Physical Map

South Africa Map

Physical map of South Africa, equirectangular projection

Click on above map to view higher resolution image

South Africa physical features

South Africa is situated on the southern tip of Africa. Two-thirds of the terrain is plateau, called Highveld. The Great Escarpment runs along the east, south and west of the Highveld. There is a thin coastal strip, the Lowveld. The Orange river runs from the east to the west of the country. Giant's Castle is the country's highest point at 3314 meters above sea level.
The main rivers of South Africa are the Orange emptying into the Atlantic Ocean at the Namibian border and the Limpopo.
Pretoria (Tshwane) is South Africa's administrative capital with its legislative and judicial centres in Cape Town and Bloemfontein respectively.
Other maps of South Africa

South Africa relief
South Africa relief map high resolution
South Africa political map
South Africa political map
South Africa geography
South Africa geographical features
South Africa map
South Africa topography

Customized South Africa maps

Could not find what you're looking for? Need a customized South Africa map? We can create the map for you!
Crop a region, add/remove features, change shape, different projections, adjust colors, even add your locations!
Custom map services
World map illustrator
Africa map illustrator SVG