South Africa - Ningizimu Afrika - Suid-Afrika - Afrika Borwa
republic in Southern Africa
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South Africa is the southernmost country in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, and on the east and northeast by Mozambique and Swaziland, and surrounding the kingdom of Lesotho. This capital is Pretoria.
flag of South Africa
Geographic map & satellite imagery
- Main gallery: History of South Africa.