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Eastern Cape Tourism Overview

About Eastern Cape
The landscape of the Eastern Cape ranges from pristine forest to arid desert, from scary sandstone cliffs to the preserved emerald green coastline. The Eastern Cape is a tourist's paradise that offers accommodation and tours to fit every budget and style. Scenic diversity is one of the most striking characteristics of this region which lures the tourists coming over here. The golden sand, the river mouths, rocks and rugged make it an ideal destination. The pristine coastline is a heaven for water sports enthusiasts. Sunshine all year round, fine leisure resorts and splendid facilities makes it a great outdoor. The Eastern Cape is a province of South Africa. Its capital is Bhisho. It was formed in 1994 out of the "independent" homelands of Transkei and Ciskei, as well as the eastern portion of the Cape Province. It is the birthplace of many well-known South Africans, such as Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, Steve Biko etc.
Tourist Attractions - Best Places to Visit :

The Addo Elephant National Park, situated 73 Kms from Port Elizabeth is the major attraction here. This sanctuary is a home to 170 elephants, the last Cape buffalo and 21 black rhino. Other major places of interests are : -

    Port Elizabeth : - Port Elizabeth is a leisure resort that beckons with an year around fun.

    East London : - The city has lush green gardens, tennis, golf and squash court. You can enjoy the sport near Indian ocean.

    Western Region : - Western Region is one of the liveliest coastlines in the world.

    Reserves in the Eastern Cape are : - Addo Elephant Park, Emlanjeni Private Game Reserve, Kariega Game Lodge & Reserve, Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve, Mountain Zebra National Park and Kwande Private Game Reserve. These are great for animal lovers.

Country : The Eastern Cape is in South Africa.
Population : The total population is 6,906,200.
Currency : Rand is the currency of South Africa.
Region : It is the southern region of Africa.

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