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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 @WernerFettke on Sun Apr 30 14:36:45 EDT 2017 Top questions on Google South Africa https://t.co/y3Cg9gcHAF via @mybroadband
From @AxelDessein on Sun Apr 30 14:36:42 EDT 2017 RT @CWIHP: Why America made deals with Israel, South Africa, and Pakistan over nuclear testing during the Cold War. https://t.co/2t0RHBw6qo
From @Mfurqanyousaf1 on Sun Apr 30 14:36:38 EDT 2017 RT @DrHassanQadri: Dr. Hassan Qadri delivered a keynote speech at Multi Faith Peace Conference organised by MQI South Africa in Durban City?
From @Hele_Gomes on Sun Apr 30 14:36:37 EDT 2017 #dekelders #gardenroute #westerncape #southafrica @ Die Kelders, Western Cape, South Africa https://t.co/Ql6PWkJXBv
From @mzwazwa on Sun Apr 30 14:36:36 EDT 2017 Mzembi is Africa's man for UNWTO Secretary General says South Africa https://t.co/LmJvea2MZH via @Bulawayo24News
From @ARealSurrealist on Sun Apr 30 14:36:29 EDT 2017 RT @AfricaFactsZone: Zulaikha Patel led a protest with her schoolmates at 13 in 2016 against her white-controlled school's ban on natural h?
From @VNBreakingNews on Sun Apr 30 14:36:28 EDT 2017 Vietnam hosts ASEAN Sports, Family?s day in South Africa at https://t.co/72EH2jJI1E
From @Gouws007 on Sun Apr 30 14:36:25 EDT 2017 RT @JoziStyle: MIDNIGHT OIL Live In South Africa For One Show Only! #MidnightOil https://t.co/ABjnzfdav3 via @JoziStyle
From @20Fleur17 on Sun Apr 30 14:36:23 EDT 2017 RT @jp95000: #art #streetart #mural "Camissa" By Dourone in Cape Town, South Africa https://t.co/X75Ya0qjBc
From @maddity22 on Sun Apr 30 14:36:21 EDT 2017 RT @Richards_Karin: SA needs to 'become like Zimbabwe' says Gigaba's adviser. This has moved from foolish to deranged and dangerous. https:?
From @southafrica099 on Sun Apr 30 14:36:20 EDT 2017 RT @Dev_Gaming_SA: The Truth about being a Youtuber/Content Creator in SOuth-Africa https://t.co/11OhNhGegQ #RenaldoGouws #Truth #PreachIt?
From @kemthetic on Sun Apr 30 14:36:15 EDT 2017 RT @exPress_imPress: @kemthetic addresses South Africa's normative rape culture in this poem: https://t.co/c2Zr02m0O8
From @southafrica099 on Sun Apr 30 14:36:01 EDT 2017 RT @NewsMySA: SABC Digital News: Trendz: Miss South Africa 2017 https://t.co/AqbXBzGLQa #NewsMySA @NewsMySA
From @Diphelas_N on Sun Apr 30 14:35:49 EDT 2017 RT @JjSesing: South Africa loves Jub Jub??? https://t.co/BNuEJBIYnd
From @liraydu on Sun Apr 30 14:35:43 EDT 2017 RT @khayadlanga: Helen Zille remains unrepentant and lacks a nuanced understanding of South Africa. https://t.co/sK0SsIUqm9