Republic of South Africa.


Motto: "!ke e: |xarra ?ke" (|Xam) "Unity in Diversity"

Anthem: Since 1997, the South African national anthem has been a hybrid song combining new English lyrics with extracts of the hymn 'Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika' (God Bless Africa) and 'Die Stem van Suid-Afrika' (The Call of South Africa).

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Pretoria (executive)

Bloemfontein (judicial)

Cape Town (legislative)

Largest city: Johannesburg


 Location of South Africa (dark blue) – in Africa (light blue & dark grey) – in the African Union (light blue)

Currency: South African Rand



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Largest city Johannesburg[2]
Official languages 11 languages:[Note 1]
Recognised regional languages
Ethnic groups
See Religion in South Africa
Demonym(s) South African
Government Unitary dominant-partyparliamentaryconstitutional republic
Cyril Ramaphosa
David Mabuza
Legislature Parliament
National Council
National Assembly
from the United Kingdom
• Union
31 May 1910
11 December 1931
31 May 1961
4 February 1997
• Total
1,221,037 km2(471,445 sq mi) (24th)
• Water (%)
• 2018 estimate
57,725,600[4] (24th)
• 2011 census
• Density
42.4/km2 (109.8/sq mi) (169th)
GDP (PPP) 2018 estimate
• Total
$795 billion[6] (30th)
• Per capita
$13,840[6] (90th)
GDP (nominal) 2018 estimate
• Total
$371 billion[6] (35th)
• Per capita
$6,459[6] (88th)
Gini (2014) Positive decrease 63.0[7]
very high
HDI (2017) Increase 0.699[8]
medium · 113th
Currency South African rand(ZAR)
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Driving side left
Calling code +27
ISO 3166 code ZA
Internet TLD .za

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