South Africa (Republic of South Africa) , ZA

South Africa: Independent country in Southern Africa

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Republic of South Africa is located at 29°0'0"S 24°0'0"E (-29.0000000, 24.0000000). It has 6 neighbors: Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Botswana, Swaziland, Mozambique and Namibia.

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The largest city of Republic of South Africa is Johannesburg with a population of 4,434,827. .

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Republic of South Africa Quick Facts

Population : 59,622,350
Country : South Africa
Different from : Southern Africa
Head of government : Prime Minister of South Africa, State President of South Africa, President of South Africa
Plate code : ZA
Area : 1221037 km2
Official name : Republiek van Suid-Afrika, Riphabliki ra Afrika Dzonga, Riphabuḽiki ya Afrika Tshipembe, iRiphabhulikhi yeNingizimu Afrika, Rephaboliki ya Afrika Borwa, Repabliki ya Afrika Borwa, iRiphabhuliki yaseNingizimu Afrika, iRiphablikhi yoMzantsi-Afrika, iRiphabliki yeSewula Afrika, Rephaboliki ya Aforika Borwa, Republic of South Africa
Continent : Africa
Easternmost point : Point(32.890833333 -26.858888888)
Northernmost point : Point(29.658333333 -22.127777777)
Legislative body : Parliament of South Africa
Named for : south, Africa
Official language : Northern Sotho, Afrikaans, Zulu, Tsonga, Swazi, Southern Ndebele, Sesotho, Tswana, Xhosa, Venda, English
Capital : Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Pretoria
Establishment : May 05, 1910 (110 years ago)
Time Zone : Africa/Johannesburg, UTC+02:00, UTC+03:00
Local time : 04:34:52 (15th May 2021)

  • Jacob Zuma , 14 February, 2018 2009-05-09T00:00:00Z
  • Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa , 2018-02-15T00:00:00Z

Republic of South Africa has 6 neighbors .

  • Limpopo
  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Northern Cape
  • Western Cape
  • Gauteng
  • Free State
  • Eastern Cape
  • North West
  • Mpumalanga

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1960 17,099,840 - (Worldbank)
1961 17,524,533 2.42% (Worldbank)
1962 17,965,725 2.46% (Worldbank)
1963 18,423,161 2.48% (Worldbank)
1964 18,896,307 2.5% (Worldbank)
1965 19,384,841 2.52% (Worldbank)
1966 19,888,250 2.53% (Worldbank)
1967 20,406,864 2.54% (Worldbank)
1968 20,942,145 2.56% (Worldbank)
1969 21,496,075 2.58% (Worldbank)
1970 22,069,776 2.6% (Worldbank)
1971 22,665,271 2.63% (Worldbank)
1972 23,281,508 2.65% (Worldbank)
1973 23,913,099 2.64% (Worldbank)
1974 24,552,540 2.6% (Worldbank)
1975 25,195,187 2.55% (Worldbank)
1976 25,836,888 2.48% (Worldbank)
1977 26,480,913 2.43% (Worldbank)
1978 27,138,965 2.42% (Worldbank)
1979 27,827,320 2.47% (Worldbank)
1980 28,556,769 2.55% (Worldbank)
1981 29,333,103 2.65% (Worldbank)
1982 30,150,448 2.71% (Worldbank)
1983 30,993,758 2.72% (Worldbank)
1984 31,841,593 2.66% (Worldbank)
1985 32,678,874 2.56% (Worldbank)
1986 33,495,953 2.44% (Worldbank)
1987 34,297,727 2.34% (Worldbank)
1988 35,100,909 2.29% (Worldbank)
1989 35,930,050 2.31% (Worldbank)
1990 36,800,509 2.37% (Worldbank)
1991 37,718,950 2.43% (Worldbank)
1992 38,672,607 2.47% (Worldbank)
1993 39,633,750 2.43% (Worldbank)
1994 40,564,059 2.29% (Worldbank)
1995 41,435,758 2.1% (Worldbank)
1996 42,241,011 1.91% (Worldbank)
1997 42,987,461 1.74% (Worldbank)
1998 43,682,260 1.59% (Worldbank)
1999 44,338,543 1.48% (Worldbank)
2000 44,967,708 1.4% (Worldbank)
2001 45,571,274 1.32% (Worldbank)
2002 46,150,913 1.26% (Worldbank)
2003 46,719,196 1.22% (Worldbank)
2004 47,291,610 1.21% (Worldbank)
2005 47,880,601 1.23% (Worldbank)
2006 48,489,459 1.26% (Worldbank)
2007 49,119,759 1.28% (Worldbank)
2008 49,779,471 1.33% (Worldbank)
2009 50,477,011 1.38% (Worldbank)
2010 51,216,964 1.44% (Worldbank)
2011 51,770,560 1.07% census
2012 52,834,005 2.01% (Worldbank)
2013 53,689,236 1.59% (Worldbank)
2014 54,545,991 1.57% (Worldbank)
2015 55,386,367 1.52% (Worldbank)
2016 55,653,654 0.48% sample
2017 55,445,000 -0.38% estimation process
2018 57,725,600 3.95% estimation process
2019 58,558,270 1.42% (Worldbank)
2020 59,622,350 1.78% estimation process

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