The South African National Geography Olympiad (SANGO)


The Southern African Geography Teachers’ Association (SAGTA) and the Society of South African Geographers (SSAG) are proud to host the South African National Geography Olympiad (SANGO) since 2017.

As we evolve, we hope to represent South Africa at the International Geography Olympiad, called the GeoOlympiad, (see: from 2024.

We are very proud to announce that the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) has endorsed SANGO and will be providing valuable funding/sponsorship in 2020.

Take part in SANGO this year… we would love to have as many schools from across South Africa to take part in this exciting competition – see the rules and participation guidelines below.

The next SANGO will take place on Tues, 17th May 2022.

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Congratulations to our 2021 winners!

SANGO Top 3 Winners - 2021

Bazil Katakuzinos (3rd - Saheti School); Amy Burness (Kartoza); Adam Bertoldi (1st - King David - VP); Lauren Sweidan (esri South Africa); Abigail Davies (2nd - Redhill School) and Dr Clinton van der Merwe (UP & SANGO)

To find out more and to express an interest in participating in SANGO, fill in:

Enquiries: [email protected]