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  • Official Name: Republic of South Africa
  • Government Type: Republic
  • Capital: Pretoria
  • Other Major Cities/Regions: Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town
  • Size: 1,219,912 sq km slightly less than twice the size of Texas
  • Climate: mostly semiarid; subtropical along east coast; sunny days, cool nights
  • Terrain:vast interior plateau rimmed by rugged hills and narrow coastal plain
  • Population: 44,187,637
  • Ethnic Group: black African 79%, white 9.6%, colored 8.9%, Indian/Asian 2.5% (2001 census)
  • Religion:Zion Christian 11.1%, Pentecostal/Charismatic 8.2%, Catholic 7.1%, Methodist 6.8%, Dutch Reformed 6.7%, Anglican 3.8%, other Christian 36%, Islam 1.5%, other 2.3%, unspecified 1.4%, none 15.1% (2001 census)
  • Languages: IsiZulu 23.8%, IsiXhosa 17.6%, Afrikaans 13.3%, Sepedi 9.4%, English 8.2%, Setswana 8.2%, Sesotho 7.9%, Xitsonga 4.4%, other 7.2% (2001 census)

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