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Complete details about South Africa in Africa with capital city Pretoria

Country NameSouth Africa (South Africa)
Country CodeZAF
Capital CityPretoria
RegionSouthern Africa
Independence Year1910
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)

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From @Revolve_Joburg on Mon Feb 20 01:24:02 EST 2017 My hope is that we start to see many more collaborative office spaces in South Africa?
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From @tumi_base on Mon Feb 20 01:23:52 EST 2017 RT @JustKholii_: Social media is a grind very few people embark on in South Africa. Times change. We're here. #TheWeekndFolloTrain
From @KnottyMarie on Mon Feb 20 01:23:46 EST 2017 RT @thelindfields: What to do with 48 hours in Cape Town South Africa. #travel #CapeTown #SouthAfrica
From @Eunice__L on Mon Feb 20 01:23:43 EST 2017 Wyatt just told Steffy to come to South Africa. Wyatt knows. #BoldandBeautiful
From @zerrydo on Mon Feb 20 01:23:35 EST 2017 Farm attack ? Elderly woman overpowered and raped via @SATodayNews
From @TrippyPepe on Mon Feb 20 01:23:15 EST 2017 RT @LanaDelRey: 2am Tuesday Sydney 11pm Vietnam 7 pm Qatar/ Saudi Arabia 7pm Turkey 7pm Moscow 6pm Egypt 6pm Jordan 6pm Greece 6pm South?
From @nomsa_maseko on Mon Feb 20 01:23:13 EST 2017 RT @Mokgabudi1: Reasons why South Africa is great
From @dolamuOO on Mon Feb 20 01:23:07 EST 2017 RT @FactsGuide: 2000 years old tree in South Africa known as tree of life
From @Miki__Kay on Mon Feb 20 01:23:04 EST 2017 Say No to South Africa's Proposed Rhino-horn Market
From @LanreAgboola1 on Mon Feb 20 01:22:59 EST 2017 RT @Lolo_cy: In South Africa, the English are against the Afrikaner. Both are against the Jews; and all three are opposed to the Indians.
From @Ram_Sembar on Mon Feb 20 01:22:59 EST 2017 RT @ESPNcricinfo: South Africa's Kagiso Rabada gets big bucks as well #ESPNauctionDay
From @SnrSensei on Mon Feb 20 01:22:58 EST 2017 RT @africasacountry: Eish. "Big Brother Nigeria" filmed in South Africa because electricity not guaranteed and generators cost a fortune ht?
From @Eddu_G on Mon Feb 20 01:22:54 EST 2017 RT @africasacountry: Eish. "Big Brother Nigeria" filmed in South Africa because electricity not guaranteed and generators cost a fortune ht?
From @nuhumooktar on Mon Feb 20 01:22:40 EST 2017 RT @NigeriaNewsdesk: Top military man resigns, accuses South Sudan?s Kiir of ordering killings via @todayng https:/?