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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)

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From @NolwaziMnguni4 on Tue Nov 21 22:57:26 EST 2017 RT @Deemorebz007: #MugabeResigns Witchcraft Is When You Pray For South Africa But Your Prayers Are Been Answered In Zimbabwe https://t.co/W?
From @ThanduxoloJebe1 on Tue Nov 21 22:57:19 EST 2017 @EFFSouthAfrica The very same thing can happen in South Africa resolving problems with violence or attack will not? https://t.co/vwvWaGd9Ex
From @Lesego_maluleka on Tue Nov 21 22:57:12 EST 2017 RT @MphoMaboi: Is South Africa a sporting nation or do we just enjoy watching sport for entertainment purposes? VoiceNote #FreshBreakfast 0?
From @WackyThot on Tue Nov 21 22:57:10 EST 2017 RT @MbuyiseniNdlozi: Many think South Africa, like Zimbabwe has a crisis of leadership. But at the core, let's be honest, ours is a crisis?
From @swazimag2 on Tue Nov 21 22:57:07 EST 2017 RT @MbuyiseniNdlozi: South Africa under Zuma lost continental & regional credibility. It took a retired liberation pensioner, Kenneth Kaund?
From @Newsbreak_Lotus on Tue Nov 21 22:56:59 EST 2017 Economists say South Africa could lose all its remaining investment grade credit ratings by next year @salpatel786 #SABCNews
From @Buttercurrency on Tue Nov 21 22:56:53 EST 2017 RT @officialjaden: #SYRE Went Number 1 In South Africa ?? I'm So Happy https://t.co/thoVvopYyS
From @PhanhlaM on Tue Nov 21 22:56:53 EST 2017 RT @MbuyiseniNdlozi: Many think South Africa, like Zimbabwe has a crisis of leadership. But at the core, let's be honest, ours is a crisis?
From @DJFreshSA on Tue Nov 21 22:56:48 EST 2017 RT @MphoMaboi: Is South Africa a sporting nation or do we just enjoy watching sport for entertainment purposes? VoiceNote #FreshBreakfast 0?
From @Xse8ta on Tue Nov 21 22:56:48 EST 2017 RT @ZakesMda: According to UNESCO estimates, several other Sub-Saharan African countries have higher literacy rates than Zimbabwe, includin?
From @seshaukadipuo on Tue Nov 21 22:56:30 EST 2017 RT @Deemorebz007: #MugabeResigns Witchcraft Is When You Pray For South Africa But Your Prayers Are Been Answered In Zimbabwe https://t.co/W?
From @MphoMaboi on Tue Nov 21 22:56:22 EST 2017 Is South Africa a sporting nation or do we just enjoy watching sport for entertainment purposes? VoiceNote? https://t.co/fO9jOq4FN5
From @mike_superb on Tue Nov 21 22:56:20 EST 2017 @PastorEvanLive It has been a long road sadly we have people in South Africa who too want to go on the same road ,? https://t.co/xwQQbfTy3D
From @SA62436663 on Tue Nov 21 22:56:15 EST 2017 RT @Usaginoii: ??????????????? ????????????? ?????????? ????????????????????????????????? ??????????????????? (???????????????????) ??? Sou?
From @JJGaybiker1109 on Tue Nov 21 22:56:11 EST 2017 Sunrise is so stunning in Kimberley in South Africa https://t.co/25PyboBmNj