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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 @alliemaritz on Mon Apr 22 00:17:32 EDT 2019 RT @NMag_CT: South Africa will only be free of apartheid the day that the ANC ceases to exist.
From @vunene_baloyi1 on Mon Apr 22 00:17:26 EDT 2019 RT @SA_first_: South Africa is collapsing before our eyes. @Julius_S_Malema is gonna destroy our multi nation country. Most people are ei?
From @Sehunni29217766 on Mon Apr 22 00:17:22 EDT 2019 RT @etin_max: 9:30 PM India 5:00 PM United Kingdom 6:00 PM Spain 6:00 PM Italy 6:00 PM France 6:00 PM South Africa 6:00 PM Egypt 12:00 A?
From @Guru04077567 on Mon Apr 22 00:17:18 EDT 2019 RT @purnachaitanya: Sharing a few more pictures of the Samuhik Upanayana program we completed in Johannesburg, South Africa today. Particip?
From @alliemaritz on Mon Apr 22 00:17:09 EDT 2019 RT @HermanMashaba: City of Joburg files to sue Lindiwe Sisulu for over R500k in unpaid utility bills ? The Citizen https://t.co/CnHUOeE7rs
From @TraceyFriend on Mon Apr 22 00:17:06 EDT 2019 RT @Our_DA: ? The DA-led Cape Town is the best-run big metropolitan city in SA; ? The DA-run Western Cape is the best run province; ? The?
From @Empireslegend72 on Mon Apr 22 00:16:52 EDT 2019 @teachchemjenn @SenKamalaHarris You are getting legal and illegal and execution immigrants wrong. Also, you support? https://t.co/xZSl6Kg5NC
From @SAfmRadio on Mon Apr 22 00:16:47 EDT 2019 [ON NOW] His Excellency Kumar Mallimaratchi who is Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to South Africa, on the bombings t? https://t.co/XPvcbHQZHK
From @Zrfournsy on Mon Apr 22 00:16:21 EDT 2019 RT @exobaekapie: to help a few here's when the voting time starts for some countries: 9:30 PM India 5:00 PM United Kingdom 6:00 PM Spain?
From @__oliviau on Mon Apr 22 00:16:20 EDT 2019 If y?all haven?t seen Donnie sing with a South African choir in South Africa I suggest you head to YouTube NEOW bec? https://t.co/NP44FjZ1JS
From @vusumuzigcuma on Mon Apr 22 00:16:11 EDT 2019 @jonathanelscpt @AzaniaSouth @helenzille @Afroforum1 @HellenZille South Africa only began to be a modern state in 1994?
From @AbbasW69 on Mon Apr 22 00:15:52 EDT 2019 Over 500 arrests and 65,000 traffic fines since start of Easter weekend https://t.co/kqWqf8Tk32