South Africa

Summary

Form of Government
Dominant-party system
Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Area
1,221,037 km² (471445 mi²)
Contained by
Population
GDP (nominal)
86830012489.0 (1981, US$)
261,007,039,379 (2006, US$)
247,064,310,286 (2005, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
10,400 (2008, US$)
 

Country

Administrative Divisions
National anthem
Die Stem van Suid-Afrika (1957, 1994)
Currency Formerly Used
Calling Code
27
Internet TLD
za
Languages spoken
ISO Short Name
SOUTH AFRICA
FIPS Code
SF
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
A1 Team South Africa
South Africa Davis Cup team
South Africa Fed Cup team
 

Periodical Subject

Periodicals
Out There
 

Filming location

Featured In Films
 

Countries

Continent
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of South Africa (1994-04-27)
 

Sport Country

Athletic performances
Multi-event tournaments participated in
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (DT, 1701.0, 2,405)
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
South African
 

Cryptid area of occurrence

Cryptid(s) found here
Mamlambo
 

Coat of Arms Bearer

Coat of Arms used
Coat of arms of South Africa
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Aircraft Owner

Aircraft Fleet Composition
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
Is clear
no
 

Breed origin

Breeds orginating here
 

Thoroughbred racehorse origin

Horses from this location
 

Dated location

Date founded
1910-05-31
 

Nobel Subject Area

Nobel Awards
"for his role in the non-violent struggle against apartheid." (1960, Anti-Apartheid, Nonviolence, Albert Lutuli)
"for his role as a unifying leader figure in the campaign to resolve the problem of apartheid in South Africa." (1984, Anti-Apartheid, Desmond Tutu)
"for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa" (1993, Anti-Apartheid, Frederik Willem de Klerk, Nelson Mandela)
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Olympic participating country

Athletic performances
IOC Code
RSA
Olympics participated in
Athletes
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
Africa Muslim Party
Abolition of Income Tax and Usury Party, South Africa
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Governing officials
Deputy President of South Africa (Jacob Zuma, 1999-06-14, 2005-06-14, Deputy President)
Agencies
COMSEC
Crime Intelligence
National Communications Centre
Government
Government bodies
 

Administrative Area

Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
za
Adjectival form
South African
 

Location

Adjoins
Time zone(s)
People born here
Adjectival form
South African
Events
Geolocation
25.3498974783 × -29.819
Contains
 

Film subject

Films On This Subject
 

Beer country / region

Beers from here
 

Athletics country

Championships athletes performances
 

Military Combatant

Military Conflicts
 

Location

Vacationers
 

Organization member

Member of
 

Olympic athlete affiliation

Athlete
 

Statistical region

Life expectancy
59.885 (1985)
60.376 (1986)
49.036 (1960)
Places exported to
Places imported from
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
1.925 (1996)
1.619 (1997)
4.005 (1988)
Fertility rate
4.602 (1982)
4.504 (1983)
4.402 (1984)
GDP growth rate
3.845 (1961)
6.177 (1962)
7.374 (1963)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0.014 (1991)
0.041 (1992)
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