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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 @InstaGhana on Mon Jun 26 09:57:03 EDT 2017 Sales Of Live Hen Banned In South Africa https://t.co/KkRC1vLprx
From @LWOSCricket on Mon Jun 26 09:57:02 EDT 2017 RT @lastwordonsport: Pakistan Women Push South Africa All The Way - https://t.co/ks1kZUg8tD via @LWOScricket https://t.co/zhNKjDAUEK
From @Snohwy on Mon Jun 26 09:57:00 EDT 2017 RT @BaileyMcE: FINAL COLLEGE PROJECT: Please check it out if you have a moment :) https://t.co/3gQd0LBG5w https://t.co/AMs9CuWHPu
From @Flimzy4u on Mon Jun 26 09:57:00 EDT 2017 Sales Of Live Hen Banned In South Africa https://t.co/Gr4qob7GF3
From @DigiMarketingZA on Mon Jun 26 09:56:59 EDT 2017 Digital Marketing Trends In South Africa #DigitallyFit #Digital #Marketing https://t.co/0nMdPWSQp2
From @_IamKhoisan on Mon Jun 26 09:56:57 EDT 2017 RT @crimesofbrits: The flag Britain wishes it could forget about. Britain supported apartheid South Africa when it was at its deadliest. h?
From @Mabheranaa on Mon Jun 26 09:56:57 EDT 2017 Only in South Africa where u have interns strippers ????? mayivalwe le country
From @SantiswarupMsra on Mon Jun 26 09:56:55 EDT 2017 RT @BBCWorld: South Africa prisoners entertained by 'strippers' https://t.co/CwEaihF3OM
From @Manqoba52 on Mon Jun 26 09:56:52 EDT 2017 RT @StheeReloaded: I love South Africa - RT if you do as well https://t.co/PMXQWHviR2
From @peculiarnatty on Mon Jun 26 09:56:50 EDT 2017 RT @PremiumTimesng: South Africa bans sale of live hens to contain bird flu https://t.co/fB67q5D130
From @AfricanLiberty_ on Mon Jun 26 09:56:49 EDT 2017 South Africa has produced the highest number of Nobel Prize winners in Africa - 10. https://t.co/5iVef9JsHc
From @Boy_WorldStar on Mon Jun 26 09:56:48 EDT 2017 RT @CitiLyts_DJ: SJAVA is South Africa's special talent. He's literally a God. Genius ? out of ?
From @JeffreyPathan on Mon Jun 26 09:56:37 EDT 2017 RT @BBCWorld: South Africa prisoners entertained by 'strippers' https://t.co/CwEaihF3OM
From @VladTheImplyer2 on Mon Jun 26 09:56:33 EDT 2017 @ClarkHat If you alert them of South Africa they literally excuse the behavior
From @Khosi4v on Mon Jun 26 09:56:32 EDT 2017 LIVE STREAM: Correctional Services confirms 'strippers' on prison grounds https://t.co/l0gl9Y35B6