We’re all about traveling, and also encouraging people to travel our beautiful country, so we’ve decided to create some cool stuff to do just that. Get the Like A Local Scratch map of South Africa and start exploring! Did you know: South Africa is approximately 1 221 037 km 2 or 471 545 mi 2 for those using the metric system. It’s 5 times bigger than the United Kingdom, it is the ninth largest country in Africa, and the 25 th largest country in the world according to the UN Demographic yearbook. It also consists of almost 2900 km or 1740 mi of pristine coastline on both the warm Indian and cols Atlantic oceans, and a staggering 9 biosphere reserves each with its own ecological characteristics and inhabitants. And we haven’t even mentioned the people – the rainbow nation. It’s safe to say that you can spend your entire life travelling South Africa, and you will always find something new.