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South Africa is 's southernmost country. It is bordered by , , , , and . It is a large country with widely varying landscapes, 11 official languages, and an equally diverse population.
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is the second most populous city in .

is a large metropolis and 's largest city.

The lies in the north-east of and runs along the border of in the east, in the north, and the southern border is the Crocodile River.

, the administrative capital of and part of City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, is in .

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The is the most south-western province in , covering many of South Africa's tourist destinations and attractions.

is a province in the east of , bordering in the north and the in the south.

The Province is located in the north-east of and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

The Province is situated in the heartland of the semi-desert of .

The North-West Province, provides a link between South Africa and Botswana.

South Africa

  • Location: ,
  • Population: 49,000,000
  • Latitude of center: -29.57° or 29° 34' 12" south
  • Longitude of center: 25.53° or 25° 31' 48" east
  • Elevation: 1037 meters (3402 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 1,219,912 km² (471,011 miles²)
  • Languages: Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, Pedi, English, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Tsonga, Swati, Venda and South Ndebele
  • Currency: Rand (ZAR)
  • Phone code: 27
  • Internet domain: .za
  • Neighbors: , , , , and
  • GeoNames ID: 953987

Other Names for South Africa

  • Afrikaans: Republiek van Suid-Afrika
  • Afrikaans: Suid-Afrika
  • Afrikaans: Unie van Suid-Afrika
  • Akan: Afrika Anaafo
  • Albanian: Afrika e Jugut
  • Amharic: ደቡብ አፍሪካ
  • Arabic: جمهورية جنوب افريقيا
  • Arabic: جنوب أفريقيا
  • Arabic: جنوب افريقيا
  • Aragonese: Sudafrica
  • Armenian: Հարավային Աֆրիկա
  • Arpitan: Africa du Sud
  • Asturian: República Sudafricana
  • Azerbaijani: Cənub Afrika
  • Bambara: Worodugu Afriki
  • Basque: Hego Afrika
  • Basque: Hegoafrika
  • Belarusian: Паўднёва-Афрыканская Рэспубліка
  • Bengali: দক্ষিণ আফ্রিকা
  • Bosnian: Južna Afrika
  • Bosnian: Južnoafrička Republika
  • Breton: Suafrika
  • Bulgarian: Република Южна Африка
  • Bulgarian: ЮАР
  • Bulgarian: Южна Африка
  • Bulgarian: Южноафриканска република
  • Burmese: တောင်အာဖရိက
  • Catalan: Sud-àfrica
  • Catalan: Sudàfrica
  • Central Khmer: អាហ្វ្រិកខាងត្បូង
  • Chinese: 南非
  • Cornish: Afrika Dhyhow
  • Croatian: Južna Afrika
  • Croatian: Južnoafrička Republika
  • Czech: Jihoafrická republika
  • Czech: Jižní Afrika
  • Danish: Sydafrika
  • Dutch: Zuid-Afrika
  • Dzongkha: སའུཐ་ཨཕ་རི་ཀ
  • English: Republic of South Africa
  • Esperanto: Sud-Afriko
  • Estonian: Lõuna-Aafrika
  • Estonian: Lõuna-Aafrika Vabariik
  • Ewe: Anyiehe Afrika nutome
  • Faroese: Suðurafrika
  • Finnish: Etelä-Afrikka
  • French: Afrique du Sud
  • Fulah: Afrik bŋ Worgo
  • Galician: Sudáfrica
  • Galician: Suráfrica
  • Ganda: Sawusafirika
  • Georgian: სამხრეთ აფრიკა
  • Georgian: სამხრეთ აფრიკის რესპუბლიკა
  • German: Republik Südafrika
  • German: Südafrika
  • Greek: Νότια Αφρική
  • Gujarati: દક્ષિણ આફ્રિકા
  • Haitian: Afrik Disid
  • Haitian: Afrik disid
  • Hausa: Afirka Ta Kudu
  • Hebrew: דרום אפריקה
  • Hindi: दक्षिण अफ़्रीका
  • Hindi: दक्षिण अफ्रीका
  • Hungarian: Dél-Afrika
  • Hungarian: Dél-afrikai Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Suður-Afríka
  • Ido: Sudafrika
  • Indonesian: Afrika Selatan
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Africa del Sud
  • Irish: An Afraic Theas
  • Italian: Sudafrica
  • Japanese: 南アフリカ
  • Japanese: 南アフリカ共和国
  • Kannada: ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಆಫ್ರಿಕಾ
  • Kashmiri: جٔنوٗبی اَفریٖقہ
  • Kazakh: Оңтүстік Африка республикасы
  • Kikuyu: Afrika Kusini
  • Korean: 남아공
  • Korean: 남아프리카
  • Korean: 남아프리카 공화국
  • Korean: 남아프리카공화국
  • Kurdish: Afrîkaya Başûr
  • Kurdish: ئەفریقای باشوور
  • Lao: ອາຟະລິກາໃຕ້
  • Latin: Africa Australis
  • Latvian: Dienvidāfrika
  • Latvian: Dienvidāfrikas Republika
  • Limburgan: Zuid-Afrika
  • Lingala: Afríka ya Súdi
  • Lithuanian: Pietų Afrika
  • Lithuanian: Pietų Afrikos Respublika
  • Low German: Süüdafrika
  • Luba-Katanga: Afrika ya Súdi
  • Luxembourgish: Südafrika
  • Macedonian: Јужна Африка
  • Malagasy: Afrika Atsimo
  • Malay (macrolanguage): Afrika Selatan
  • Malayalam: ദക്ഷിണാഫ്രിക്ക
  • Maltese: Afrika t’Isfel
  • Maori: Awherika ki te Tonga
  • Maori: Āwherika-ki-te-tonga
  • Marathi: दक्षिण अफ्रिका
  • Narom: Afrique du Sud
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): दक्षिण अफ्रिका
  • North Ndebele: Mzansi ye Afrika
  • Northern Sami: Mátta-Afrihká
  • Norwegian: Sør-Afrika
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sør-Afrika
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sør-Afrika
  • Novial: Sud Afrika
  • Occitan (post 1500): Sud-Africa
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Sūðaffrica
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): ଦକ୍ଷିଣ ଆଫ୍ରିକା
  • Pampanga: Mauling Aprika
  • Pedi: Afrika-Borwa
  • Pedi: Repabliki ya Afrika-Borwa
  • Persian: آفریقای جنوبی
  • Persian: افریقای جنوبی
  • Piemontese: Sudàfrica
  • Polish: Afryka Południowa
  • Polish: Południowa Afryka
  • Portuguese: África do Sul
  • Romanian: Africa de Sud
  • Romansh: Africa dal Sid
  • Rundi: Afurika y'Epfo
  • Russian: ЮАР
  • Russian: Южно-Африканская Республика
  • Sango: Mbongo-Afrîka
  • Sanskrit: दक्षिण-आफ्रिका
  • Scottish Gaelic: Afraga a Deas
  • Serbian: Јужна Африка
  • Serbian: Јужноафричка Република
  • Serbo-Croatian: Južna Afrika
  • Sicilian: Àfrica dû Sud
  • Sinhala: දකුණු අප්‍රිකාව
  • Slovak: Južná Afrika
  • Slovenian: Južnoafriška republika
  • Slovenian: Republika Južna Afrika
  • Somali: Koonfur Afrika
  • Southern Sotho: Afrika Borwa
  • Southern Sotho: Rephaboliki ya Afrika Borwa
  • Spanish: Sudáfrica
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Afrika Kusini
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Afrika ya Kusini
  • Swati: iRiphabhulikhi ye Ningizimu Afrika
  • Swedish: Sydafrika
  • Tagalog: Timog Aprika
  • Tajik: Ҷумҳурии Африқои Ҷанубӣ
  • Tamil: தென் ஆப்பிரிக்கா
  • Tamil: தென்னாப்பிரிக்கா
  • Telugu: దక్షిణ ఆఫ్రికా రాజ్యం
  • Thai: ประเทศแอฟริกาใต้
  • Thai: แอฟริกาใต้
  • Tibetan: ལྷོ་ ཨཕྲི་ཀ།
  • Tigrinya: ደቡብ አፍሪካ
  • Tok Pisin: Saut Aprika
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻAfilika tonga
  • Tsonga: Afrika Dzonga
  • Tsonga: Riphabliki ra Afrika Dzonga
  • Tswana: Aferika Borwa
  • Tswana: Aforika Borwa
  • Tswana: Rephaboliki ya Aforika Borwa
  • Turkish: Güney Afrika
  • Turkish: Güney Afrika Cumhuriyeti
  • Uighur: جەنۇبىي ئافرىقا
  • Ukrainian: ПАР
  • Ukrainian: Південна Африка
  • Ukrainian: Південно-Африканська Республіка
  • Urdu: جنوبی افریقہ
  • Vietnamese: Cộng hòa Nam Phi
  • Vietnamese: Nam Phi
  • Welsh: De Affrica
  • Xhosa: UMzantsi Afrika
  • Xhosa: iRiphabliki yom Zantsi Afrika
  • Xhosa: umZantsi Afrika
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Ariwa Afirika
  • Zulu: IRiphabliki yaseNingizimu Afrika
  • Zulu: iNingizimu Afrika
  • Zulu: iRiphabhuliki yase Ningizimu Afrika
  • Afurika Tshipembe
  • Riphabuliki ya Afurika Tshipembe
  • Union of South Africa
  • iRiphabliki ye Sewula Afrika
  • iSewula Afrika
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