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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 @Being_Faraz on Thu Jun 27 02:13:37 EDT 2019 RT @ESPNcricinfo: India has Kohli. Australia have Steven Smith. England has batsmen everywhere. New Zealand have Williamson. South Africa h?
From @lizcalizzy on Thu Jun 27 02:13:35 EDT 2019 RT @CliffCentralCom: ?Made in South Africa, raised by my Playstation, 90s hip-hop & affordable comic books? - that's how @GrantHinds descri?
From @CadreLenyora on Thu Jun 27 02:13:34 EDT 2019 RT @castrongobese: Tomorrow Friday 28 June 2019, it would have been Chris Hani's 77th birthday. Wherever you are in the nooks and crannies?
From @Zahid_D31 on Thu Jun 27 02:13:34 EDT 2019 RT @gowhargeelani: Imam-ul-Haq in the #CWC19: West Indies 2 in 11 balls England 44 in 58 balls Australia 53 in 75 balls India 7 in 18 ball?
From @CEO_MHA on Thu Jun 27 02:13:31 EDT 2019 RT @eNCA: [ON AIR] High unemployment, growing income disparity and inequality are the major issues affecting the country. That's according?
From @Kingmajuto on Thu Jun 27 02:13:28 EDT 2019 RT @ESPNcricinfo: India has Kohli. Australia have Steven Smith. England has batsmen everywhere. New Zealand have Williamson. South Africa h?
From @Ankitpa55340231 on Thu Jun 27 02:13:23 EDT 2019 @cricbuzz @DaleSteyn62 Happy birthday @DaleSteyn62 south Africa one of the best bowler #SouthAfrica
From @DSerfontein9 on Thu Jun 27 02:13:23 EDT 2019 RT @ismaillagardien: When will someone ask Malema to account for the wealth he made in Limpopo? When will the EFF be held to account for (a?
From @mimicage13 on Thu Jun 27 02:13:22 EDT 2019 RT @khayadlanga: ?There are 39,000 South Africans, with net assets of $1 million (R14.3 million) or more. Some 2,000 have net assets of mor?
From @J_TaySA on Thu Jun 27 02:13:22 EDT 2019 RT @WandileSihlobo: South Africa?s horticulture is blooming, but there?s still room for growth, and job creation. My latest for ?@dailyma?
From @MunandiRendani on Thu Jun 27 02:13:20 EDT 2019 @Terrimudau @Tshittagong na riyato vhuya raya kulekule south Africa asi rine vhauthoma muaro wa ndevhe nga 3D navho? https://t.co/GNWTAEkmpb
From @mskp_29 on Thu Jun 27 02:13:16 EDT 2019 RT @nassercricket: @KP24 England of course Kev .. same as you when England play South Africa at rugby ?
From @palinda123 on Thu Jun 27 02:13:14 EDT 2019 @IamDimuth Please stop using nuwan pradeep as opening bowler.Utter waist.He should be the 1st change bowler.Isuru u? https://t.co/fwx1MjuLB8
From @debbiejustdoes on Thu Jun 27 02:13:13 EDT 2019 RT @alfred_cabonena: Development of blacks in South Africa is not blocked by whites or by apartheid,development of blacks is blocked by so?
From @KingBrandan_02 on Thu Jun 27 02:13:12 EDT 2019 I cheer for the Bafana Bafana ?? in this #TotalAFCON2019 game against Namibia ??! Go South Africa! #RSANAM #FootballTogether