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Map of South Africa

Map of South Africa

Bordering Countries: Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
Demonym: South African
Motto: "Unity In Diversity"
Population: 48,375,645 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: -0.48% (2014)
Government: parliamentary republic
Capital City: Pretoria
Capital Coordinates: 25°42′S 28°13′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+2
Currency: Rand
Currency Code: ZAR
Currencies Issued: pound rand
GDP: $422.0 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $8,342 (2011)
GDP Growth Rate: 2.00% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 5.80% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 24.90% (2013)
Foreign Debt: $46.1 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: ZA
Internet Country Code: .za
Number of Internet Users: 4420000 (2009)
Calling Code: 27
Electrical Generation Capacity: 44260000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1961 from United Kingdom
Area: 1,219,090 square km (1,214,470 km land) (4,620 km water)
Coastline: 2,798 km
Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Njesuthi (3,408 m)
Life Expectancy: 49.56 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 2.23 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 41.61 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 17.90% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 31.30% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.619 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 4.1 (2011)
Literacy: 86.40 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 3

Number of coins in catalogue: 6

Number of stamps in catalogue: 52

Location of South Africa in Africa

Regional Map for South Africa

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