South Africa

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South Africa is a country on the southern coast of Africa and is considered the most developed economy on the African continent. The republic is culturally diverse and is often referred to as the "Rainbow Nation." The country's history is marked by conflicts between the different population groups, especially during apartheid. Today, South Africa is a democratic state and a member of the G20 economic powers and the Commonwealth of Nations. Sights include the Cape of Good Hope, Table Mountain, Kruger National Park and the Garden Route.

Country data South Africa

South Africa at a glance

LanguageAfrikaans, English, Southern Ndebele, Sesotho, Northern Sotho
Area1219912 km2
CurrencyRand (ZAR)
Neighboring countriesZimbabwe, Eswatini, Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia und Lesotho

Map South Africa

Country borders and location of the capital

Travel and accommodation

Guide to South Africa