flag of South Africa
National Flag

Country name: South Africa

Type of Government: Parliamentary Republic

Neighbouring countries: Lesotho Botswana Swaziland Namibia

Continent/Sub-continent: Africa Southern Africa

Neighbourhood Continents: Oceania Americas Asia Europe

Adjacent Sub-continents: Western Africa Eastern Africa Northern Africa Middle Africa

National Currency: ZAR Rand

Country information for South Africa with demographics details, continent, sub-continent, currency, flag, capital, and languages.

Specifications

Area 1,219,912 (1.21M) Sq.Kms.
758,018 (758K) Sq.Miles
Birth Rate 20.80/1,000 Population
Death Rate 9.9/1,000 Population
Life Expectancy 62.30 Years
Population 49,000,000 (49M)
Capital Pretoria
CoastLine 2,798 (2.79K) Kms.
ISO Code ZA
ISO (num) Code 710
ISO Code ZAF
FIPS Code SF
Currency ZAR Rand
Dialing Prefix +27
Goverment Form parliamentary republic
Admin Divions
1st: Provinces

Languages

1 Indo-European - Afrikaans
2 Indo-European - English
3 Niger–Congo - Southern Ndebele
4 Niger–Congo - Zulu
5 Niger–Congo - Venda
6 Niger–Congo - Xhosa
7 Niger–Congo - Tsonga
8 Niger–Congo - Tswana
9 Niger–Congo - Swati
10 Niger–Congo - Southern Sotho