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Published on January 25th, 2014 | by World Flags


South Africa

Flag and country information –
Republic of SOUTH AFRICA


Area – 1,222,081 sq km / 471,723 sq ml

Capital – Pretoria

Language – English, Afrikaans, Xhosa, Zulu, Sesotho

Currency – Rand

Population – 42,768,678

Life expectancy – 73 (whites), 57 (blacks)

Literacy rate – 70%

Religions – Dutch Reform Church, Hindu, Muslim

Ethnic distribution – 73% black African, 15% of European decent, 9% mixed raced

Imports – machinery and electrical equipment, chemical products, textiles and clothing, wood, paper and paper products

Exports – metals and metal products, gold, precious stones, mineral and chemical products, wool, maize

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