The changing face of SA

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Over the last two decades, the South African landscape has changed as much as its people and society has with the rapid development of the country’s infrastructure.

All over the country new highways, stadiums and properties have been developed to help accommodate the ever growing population.

With the help of Google Earth, we are able to see a snapshot of areas dating back to 2000 and compare them to how they look in 2014.

Take a step back in time to see how different areas of South Africa have grown during democracy.

Cape Town

Green Point, Cape Town


Durban Point

Nkandla, KZN

Soweto, Johannesburg

FNB Stadium, Nasrec

Lanseria, Johannesburg

Durban Deep, Johannesburg

Alexandra, Johannesburg

Diepsloot, Johannesburg

Qunu, Eastern Cape

Port Elizabeth

Secunda, Mpumalanga

Sasolburg, Free State

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