South Africa

Major cities : Pretoria (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

South Africa Information

ISO 3166-1ZA - ZAF - 710
NATO country codeSF - ZAF
FIPS 10-4 codeSF
Continent /
South Africa CapitalPretoria
Name of the inhabitantsSouth African
South Africa National anthemNkosi Sikelel'iAfrika/Die Stem
South Africa National Day27 April
South Africa Currency South African rand (ZAR)
South Africa 14 %
South Africa Calling code+27
South Africa Country domain code .za
South Africa Vehicle registration plateZA
Traveling direction Left
Time zone UTC +2:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Commonwealth of Nations
African Union
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Group of 77

South Africa Head of state

President of the RepublicJacob Zuma (2009)

South Africa Religion

  1. Christianity 60 %
  2. Other 29 %
  3. Judaism 8 %
  4. Islam 2 %
  5. Hinduism 2 %

South Africa Data

Area1,219,912 km² (471,011 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants48,271,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 39.6 /km² (102.5 /sq mi)
Length of coastline2,798 km
Perimeter7,660 km
Life expectancy52.0 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 8.2 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.597 (2010)
Gross domestic product291 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 4.5 %
6,036 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)683 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
14,149 US$ per capita
Inflation4.9 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: BBB- (Stable, 13 May 2014)
  • Fitch: BBB (Stable, 10 January 2013)
  • Moody's: Baa2 (Stable, 6 November 2014)
  • Dagong: A (Negative, 29 August 2011)

South Africa Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Natural gas
  2. Coal
  3. Copper
  4. Salt
  5. Nickel
  6. Uranium
  7. Gold
  8. Tin
  9. Manganese
  10. Antimony
  11. Iron
  12. Platinum
  13. Rare earth elements
  14. Vanadium
  15. Phosphate
  16. Diamond
  17. Chrome

South Africa Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Wheat
  2. Fruits
  3. Wool
  4. Mutton
  5. Corn
  6. Vegetables
  7. Dairy products
  8. Sugarcane
  9. Poultry
  10. Beef

South Africa Border

  1. Botswana Botswana 1,840 km
  2. Namibia Namibia 967 km
  3. Lesotho Lesotho 909 km
  4. Mozambique Mozambique 491 km
  5. Swaziland Swaziland 430 km
  6. Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 225 km

South Africa Map

South Africa Climate (Capital)

  1. Humid subtropical climate 100 %

South Africa Weather (Pretoria)

South Africa Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : M Power plug : N
Power socketPower socket : M Power socket : N

Airport South Africa

O. R. Tambo International AirportCape Town International AirportDurban International Airport
George Airport

South Africa Car Hire

South Africa Hotel

Hotel Pumba Private Game ReservePumba Private Game Reserve

The 5-star Pumba Private Game Reserve lodge has views from a private wooden deck overlooking Lake Kariega or the African bush. Located 20 km from Grahamstown, some chalets include a private plunge pool... view more
ZAR 7920
Hotel DuneSide Guest HouseDuneSide Guest House

Richards Bay
Located in a quiet area of Richards Bay, 7 km from Tuzi Gazi Waterfront, DuneSide Guest House features an outdoor swimming pool, a fully equipped shared kitchen, and free Wi-Fi access throughout the property... view more
ZAR 760
Hotel Knysna StaysKnysna Stays

Situated less than 1 km from Knysna Lagoon, this 4-star family-run guest house offers tranquil accommodation on the Garden Route. It has an outdoor swimming pool and sun lounging area... view more
ZAR 800
Hotel My Leisure - Majorca 316My Leisure - Majorca 316

Cape Town
Located in Century City, within The Island Club complex and adjacent to the Canal Walk Shopping Centre, Majorca offers a spacious, self-catering apartment and free private parking. Cape Town city centre is 11 km away... view more
Hotel A Sunflower StopA Sunflower Stop

Cape Town
Nestled between Table Mountain and Three Anchor Bay, A Sunflower Stop is next to Cape Town’s Green Point Common. With free Wi-Fi throughout, it has an outdoor pool and offers private and shared accommodation... view more
ZAR 175
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South Africa Nuclear power station

Koeberg Nuclear Power Plant

South Africa Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 19Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 26312986
WinterParticipation : 7Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 26Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 26312986
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