South Africa

Area: 1.219.411 Km²
Population: 43.586.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 36 pop/Km²

System of government: Parliamentary Republic
Capital: Pretoria (1.314.000 pop.) administrative center, Capetown (2.727.000 pop.) legislative center, Bloemfontein (250.000 pop.) judicial center
Major cities: Johannesburg 2.172.000 pop., Durban 1.000.000 pop., Port Elizabeth 500.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Black 70% (Zulu 20%, Xhosa 19%, North Sotho 8%, Tswana 7%, others 16%), White 17%, Colored 10%, Asian 3%
Border countries: Namibia NORTH-WEST, Botswana and Zimbabwe NORTH, Mozambique and Swaziland NORTH-EAST, Lesotho inland to country

Principal mountains: Injasuti 3446 m
Principal rivers: Orange 1750 Km (south african part, total 2092 Km), Limpopo 1600 Km (total, with batswana, mozambican and zimbabwean tracts)
Principal lakes: Lake Saint Lucia
Principal islands: Prince Edward Islands 310 Km²
Climate: Temperate warm

Language: 11 officials languages, Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Sotho, Pedi, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
Religion: Christian 30%, Indigenous Beliefs 17%, Hindu, Muslim and others 53%
Currency: Rand (ZAR)


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