It is great pleasure to announce the winning Pictures for the first Wiki Loves Monuments competition to be held in the African continent!
Below are the Winning photographs of South African monuments available on Wikimedia Commons in no particular order.
- Mosaic walkway at the Donkin Reserve Port Elizabeth South Africa.jpg
Mosaic walkway at the Donkin Reserve Port by Kay-africa
- McClean Observatory Cape Town.jpg
- Swartberg Pass 01.jpg
We are throwing in a last minute change to the prizes by awarding a runner up prize for most uploads for the competition. We would like to thank all participants of this competition and encourage everyone who will be in South Africa next September to have a camera handy and click away!!
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