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Complete details about South Africa in Africa with capital city Pretoria

Country NameSouth Africa (South Africa)
Country CodeZAF
Capital CityPretoria
ContinentAfrica
RegionSouthern Africa
Independence Year1910
Population40377000
Surface Area1221037.0
Life Expectancy51.1 years
GNP116729.0 (old 129092.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Afrikaans [official]     (14.3%)
English [official]     (8.5%)
Ndebele     (1.5%)
Northsotho     (9.1%)
Southsotho     (7.6%)
Swazi     (2.5%)
Tsonga     (4.3%)
Tswana     (8.1%)
Venda     (2.2%)
Xhosa [official]     (17.7%)
Zulu [official]     (22.7%)

Major Cities

Cape Town, Western Cape     (population 2352121)
Soweto, Gauteng     (population 904165)
Johannesburg, Gauteng     (population 756653)
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape     (population 752319)
Pretoria, Gauteng     (population 658630)
Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal     (population 634065)
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal     (population 566120)
Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng     (population 468931)
Kempton Park, Gauteng     (population 442633)
Alberton, Gauteng     (population 410102)
Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal     (population 378810)
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal     (population 370190)
Benoni, Gauteng     (population 365467)
Randburg, Gauteng     (population 341288)
Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal     (population 339233)
Bloemfontein, Free State     (population 334341)
Vereeniging, Gauteng     (population 328535)
Wonderboom, Gauteng     (population 283289)
Roodepoort, Gauteng     (population 279340)
Boksburg, Gauteng     (population 262648)
Klerksdorp, North West     (population 261911)
Soshanguve, Gauteng     (population 242727)
Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal     (population 222993)
East London, Eastern Cape     (population 221047)
Welkom, Free State     (population 203296)
Kimberley, Northern Cape     (population 197254)
Uitenhage, Eastern Cape     (population 192120)
Chatsworth, KwaZulu-Natal     (population 189885)
Mdantsane, Eastern Cape     (population 182639)
Krugersdorp, Gauteng     (population 181503)
Botshabelo, Free State     (population 177971)
Brakpan, Gauteng     (population 171363)
Witbank, Mpumalanga     (population 167183)
Oberholzer, Gauteng     (population 164367)
Germiston, Gauteng     (population 164252)
Springs, Gauteng     (population 162072)
Westonaria, Gauteng     (population 159632)
Randfontein, Gauteng     (population 120838)
Paarl, Western Cape     (population 105768)
Potchefstroom, North West     (population 101817)
Rustenburg, North West     (population 97008)
Nigel, Gauteng     (population 96734)
George, Western Cape     (population 93818)
Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal     (population 89292)

South Africa's most recent News and Stories

South Africa Tweets

From @Christophe77 on Mon Mar 27 04:36:14 EDT 2017 South Africa: 16 Rhino Carcasses Found At the Kruger since the beginning of March https://t.co/SyBUGG9DBZ https://t.co/mV4LNFV0va
From @LoniPrinsloo1 on Mon Mar 27 04:36:06 EDT 2017 Ex-Anglo Director Named Interim Head of South Africa Broadcaster https://t.co/RmK1yY2eAf via @business
From @Sikelela_SA on Mon Mar 27 04:36:05 EDT 2017 RT @TTMobile_za: TT SOUTH AFRICA 10:26 1.#MondayMotivation 2.#POPBOTTLESMauritius 3.#VanBreda 4.#JacaPointsmen 5.#YourFavouriteCassperLine?
From @indian24news on Mon Mar 27 04:36:02 EDT 2017 Record-equalling Kane Williamson ton puts New Zealand on top against South Africa https://t.co/jCUcdL8RuZ #news? https://t.co/apW4K3NJpm
From @YoJudeMa on Mon Mar 27 04:36:00 EDT 2017 RT @Ceorhemz: South Africa has 40,000 Mega watts initiated by the Afrikaners. Nigeria is struggling to generate 3500MW. That independence w?
From @liadubruyn on Mon Mar 27 04:35:58 EDT 2017 @GardenFlags4UThank u for connecting with & following me. Greetings from a hot South Africa. Lia. via https://t.co/4ZT7PArFNX
From @Diski99_SA on Mon Mar 27 04:35:53 EDT 2017 @nikola_tavares South Africa would love to see you represent the country of your birth
From @isizulu on Mon Mar 27 04:35:50 EDT 2017 Govt's role is to step in: Virgilatte Gwangwa: 'More than 2000 special needs kids not placed in schools': https://t.co/ly5EUMHR6k
From @Pecinta_kontes on Mon Mar 27 04:35:48 EDT 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters | Miss South Africa 2017. ? https://t.co/zOmGDYEGwG
From @CaronWilliams_ on Mon Mar 27 04:35:47 EDT 2017 RT @ThePlugSA: From @Rich_Mnisi to @Lukhanyo_Mdingi, @kendrahunsley profiles the best menswear designers in South Africa. https://t.co/D7PH?
From @directassist on Mon Mar 27 04:35:44 EDT 2017 The latest The Cape-Town-South-Africa Daily! https://t.co/NMYDmcbeGR Thanks to @rystudents @kerimiller @RubyGold #travel #capetownmag10q
From @AbRazaq on Mon Mar 27 04:35:43 EDT 2017 RT @amitripscom: Cape Town from another angle (South Africa). Photo by mrcalv via Instagram #amitrips #travel #southafrica #capetown #vie?
From @justcam on Mon Mar 27 04:35:41 EDT 2017 I'm looking to connect with people who know bitcoin ... anyone - Cape Town would be great. South Africa doable. I'd like to talk...
From @SarahMthembu2 on Mon Mar 27 04:35:39 EDT 2017 RT @u_Nobz: According to FHM Magazine "South Africa" produces 53% of the most beautiful women in the world!!
From @SAgovnews on Mon Mar 27 04:35:31 EDT 2017 President rebuffs claims of interference in Ndebele case https://t.co/fGmDr7NnC3