This page will lead you to the history of the various provinces of South Africa
South Africa has a fascinating history, ranging from the first explorers to settle and colonise the Cape - Bartholomew Dias, Vascoda Gama and Jan van Riebeek - to the 1820 settlers. The Anglo/Boer/Zulu wars make a vibrant tale which echos the pulsating beat of Africa. Each of the official 9 provinces of South Africa has a rich history. Take a tripto the provinces listed below, each including the major towns and cities in that province.