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South Africa

Facts and stats about South Africa

48.6 million

Population. Ranked 26th in 2013.

$7,507.67

GDP per capita. Ranked 68th in 2012.

Borders

Botswana 1,840 km, Lesotho 909 km, Mozambique 491 km, Namibia 967 km, Swaziland 430 km, Zimbabwe 225 km
Largest city Johannesburg - 3,225,812
Capital city Pretoria (official) - est. 1,000,000; Cape Town (legislative) - 2,893,251; Bloemfontein (judicial) - 369,568
Major language 11 official languages including English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, Setswana, Xhosa and Zulu
Major religion Christianity, Islam, indigenous beliefs
Monetary unit rand
Alternative names SAFRICA, South Africa, rep. of s. africa, Republic of South Africa
Groups Christian countries, Emerging markets, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

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Blacks can't run a neighborhood let alone running a country. They have failed badly. Let China or Japan run South Africa.

Posted on 08 Aug 2010

Patrick Walsh

Patrick Walsh

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Hiya
Pease mail me if you hear anything about the 12th July 2010. I pray for you all.

Posted on 29 Jun 2010

Ezme Hermsen

Ezme Hermsen

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Hi Guys, its only the beginning of the end. The white people of South Africa can only take so much. I feel sorry for those that think the country is going to get better under the ANC (cause that's not going to happen)! The end to the ANC is a lot closer than what we think.....!

Posted on 11 Jun 2010

Jan

Jan

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crime plays a very vital role in south africa one would even think its part of our existing cultures or believes,well i would suggest that our communities take a lead and leave a mark of being responsible citizens of the republic of south africa.

Posted on 02 Mar 2010

Thandekile Langa 2010

Thandekile Langa 2010

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i think what happened in apartheid should never happen again because what they did to the black people wasn't right they treated them like farm animals and made sure that they never had good education and made it hard for them to become something in life.

Posted on 01 Mar 2010

joe thompson

joe thompson

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Crime is not relative, and it is not a weakness, it is a fatal disability. I am an American who lives in South Africa and the crime is killing the country, literally.

Posted on 06 Feb 2010

sp

sp

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I am from Durban on South Africa's east coast. It is a virtual paradise, where summer literally never ends... if it wasn't for crime. there is an interesting website to visit regarding crime and Durban. It's www.berea3.co.za. It has all sorts of crime related topics, advice articles, links and blogs... well worth a visit.

Posted on 19 Aug 2009

Alain Latham

Alain Latham

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Basic information on SA is available on government websites such as www.dti.gov.za, www.css.gov.za and www.gcis.gov.za.

Posted on 17 Jun 2009

David Carte

David Carte

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OMW...I have searched for SA crime rate graphs and found none. I would dearly appreciate it if you could add some crime stats to your site.

Posted on 24 May 2009

N!cky

N!cky

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It's all relative. South Africa, like any other country has it's strengths and weaknesses.

Posted on 18 Apr 2009

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Astelle

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