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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 @Dan_Uhsman on Fri Feb 22 11:25:40 EST 2019 RT @bio_jibril: Nigeria emerged the biggest economy in Africa with $597.228 billion, second by South Africa with over $300 billion. The new?
From @jack_Heatherman on Fri Feb 22 11:25:39 EST 2019 In case you were wondering, I played both the Toto and Weezer versions of Africa While I was in South Africa @RiversCuomo
From @figisbrims on Fri Feb 22 11:25:30 EST 2019 @EyesPinky11 South Africa, Australia, America, Togo, lesotho etc
From @thecrossr on Fri Feb 22 11:25:28 EST 2019 RT @doubtinggaurav: Why South Africa can be banned over Apartheid, why can't Pakistan be over terrorism ?
From @Dakshinhindu on Fri Feb 22 11:25:24 EST 2019 RT @theskindoctor13: In 1970, @ICC banned South Africa from cricket for racism. Is terrorism any less serious issue? What stops @BCCI to c?
From @BVB_Africa on Fri Feb 22 11:25:22 EST 2019 @kappilinho @BlackYellow @Soccer_Laduma It definitely was an awesome read sir. Hope Matthews can also hit the heigh? https://t.co/axZ2kup2y8
From @Sinatra_Says on Fri Feb 22 11:25:22 EST 2019 RT @TheEconomist: Why the lights keep going out in South Africa https://t.co/D3yLUylBIw
From @champikafernand on Fri Feb 22 11:25:17 EST 2019 This has been a wonderful series so far For @OfficialSLC hope they will wrap it up in style tomorrow. 137 more to c? https://t.co/XCKCedyoI2
From @Seductv on Fri Feb 22 11:25:16 EST 2019 RT @ThePapareSports: #SAvSL | Oh, what a day! Bowlers keep Sri Lanka believing in the impossible https://t.co/TlNF76BDmH via @ThePapareSpo?
From @Ramanthakur2603 on Fri Feb 22 11:25:16 EST 2019 RT @theskindoctor13: In 1970, @ICC banned South Africa from cricket for racism. Is terrorism any less serious issue? What stops @BCCI to c?
From @Mongo248 on Fri Feb 22 11:25:14 EST 2019 @Rolivhuwa @Kgosi_PILANE Maybe I should send him a bottle of wine. It's gonna be a dry weekend in his South Africa.? https://t.co/Cmwd3ZPGfS
From @KBLXkimmie on Fri Feb 22 11:25:13 EST 2019 How did @CulpritEnter all the way in South Africa get me in the mindset to bump the YingYang Twins https://t.co/MEe6Y0Ib1v
From @CTP_FL on Fri Feb 22 11:25:13 EST 2019 Next stop... South Africa! This coming week, @CTP_FL plans to stop at several places, take a look! We can't wait to? https://t.co/hA0hhmeM8f
From @Mas_Canija on Fri Feb 22 11:25:11 EST 2019 RT @Lady_Star_Gem: She traveled to the South, gave talk at Fisk University, historically black college in Nashville, TN, on France, North A?
From @MthulisiMathut2 on Fri Feb 22 11:25:10 EST 2019 @NovuyoRTshuma If l am not wrong 'Three Years with Lobengula and Experiences in South Africa' by John Cooper Chadwi? https://t.co/Dci52Clg0h