How much do you know about South Africa? And no, don’t start talking about Nelson Mandela or the 2010 World Cup. The following facts about the country are interesting and genuinely surprising. Here are the top 10 things you didn’t know about South Africa.
10. It hosts the world?s largest bicycle race
The Cape Town Cycle race is hosted in Cape Town and is usually 109 km long. The event has as many as 35000 cyclists participating making it the world’s largest individually timed cycle race. It has been held in March every year since 1978.