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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

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From @Who_is_Odwa on Wed Dec 12 04:42:07 EST 2018 RT @SowetanLIVE: The call to kill five white people for every black person has been taken out of context, says Black First Land First. htt?
From @zenandebooi on Wed Dec 12 04:42:00 EST 2018 #StopTheBantusanBills ?? We live in a united democratic South Africa. How is it that in 2018 our government is stil? https://t.co/GkcDf0ztPE
From @womentechafrica on Wed Dec 12 04:42:00 EST 2018 Elon Musk Says Tesla Store Coming To South Africa https://t.co/M0otGhe0c3
From @IsaacOlujuwon on Wed Dec 12 04:41:55 EST 2018 RT @ProfOsinbajo: Nigeria is a leading investment destination for potential and serious investors, and the business opportunities are abund?
From @SkankaneTrans on Wed Dec 12 04:41:52 EST 2018 These jobs have the biggest salary increases in South Africa https://t.co/7PAOhlgron via @businesstechSA
From @tboz_90 on Wed Dec 12 04:41:50 EST 2018 RT @ChairMidrand: South Africa is the only country where the minority control everything. Many blacks were tamed by apartheid but watch th?
From @Senkard44 on Wed Dec 12 04:41:50 EST 2018 RT @LekkerLie: South African farmers not planting due to the ANC?s ?land theft? plans? https://t.co/4TdazBLirJ via @SATodayNews A perfect?
From @iEthiopia on Wed Dec 12 04:41:48 EST 2018 South Africa: Are Richard's Bay Coal Exports the Cause of SA's Current Power Crisis? - https://t.co/EK6DxFvn1S
From @iEthiopia on Wed Dec 12 04:41:47 EST 2018 South Africa: DTI to Launch Revised BPS - https://t.co/8hHUlxFJhB
From @Yvelian on Wed Dec 12 04:41:47 EST 2018 RT @kinshasainforme: Dag Hammarskjöld crash inquiry: UK and South Africa criticised for not cooperating ? The Guardian https://t.co/eapermm?
From @iEthiopia on Wed Dec 12 04:41:46 EST 2018 South Africa: No Load Shedding On Wednesday - https://t.co/b0atNyYJ8d
From @lwazidladla07 on Wed Dec 12 04:41:44 EST 2018 RT @LandNoli: Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka charged with attempted extortion 1. She threatened Abdulla, AEEI & Sekunjalo to sell their Sygnia?
From @butchandriley on Wed Dec 12 04:41:40 EST 2018 RT @RemiAdekoya1: People wanting FEWER immigrants coming to their country: South Africa: 65% Nigeria: 50% Kenya: 60% Indonesia: 54% India:?
From @thefuturesoc on Wed Dec 12 04:41:33 EST 2018 RT @n_miailhe: Hicham Iraqi Houssaini from @Microsoft at the opening of the #AI Forum in #Africa organized by @UNESCO in #Morocco ?? #Cloud?
From @buckscabello on Wed Dec 12 04:41:33 EST 2018 RT @BeyLegion: Here are gorgeous pictures of Beyoncé in South Africa and India this past week. ? RT to beautify, enhance and cleanse your?