Basic Information of South Africa Country/Region

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Country/Region Basic Information

Country Name South Africa
English Name South Africa (Republic of South Africa)
Other Spellings
Republic of South Africa
Own Country Name South Africa (Republiek van Suid-Afrika)
National Flag Nation Flag
National Emblem coat of arms
Capital Pretoria,Bloemfontein,Cape Town
Starts Every Week on Monday
Capital Coordinates -25.7,28.22
Land Area 1,221,037
Population 59,308,690
2-Letter Country Code ZA
3-Letter Country Code ZAF
Country Numeric Code 710
Time Zone UTC+02:00
Latitude and Longitude -29,24
Official Language [afr]Afrikaans [eng]English [nbl]Southern Ndebele [nso]Northern Sotho [sot]Southern Sotho [ssw]Swazi [tsn]Tswana [tso]Tsonga [ven]Venda [xho]Xhosa [zul]Zulu
International Dialing Code +27
Primary Currency [ZAR]South African rand (R)
Independence Yes
Landlocked No
UN Member Yes
Top-Level Domain (TLD) .za
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Region Africa
Subregion Southern Africa
Continent Africa
Neighboring Countries Botswana Lesotho Mozambique Namibia Eswatini Zimbabwe