Area

1,219,090 sq km

Currency

South African rand (R)

If South Africa Were 100 People

  • 81 would be black
  • 9 would be coloured
  • 8 would be white
  • 2 would be Indian/Asian

Language Spoken

Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English, Northern Sotho, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Tsonga, Swati, Venda, Ndebele

Percentage: Religion

  • 80 Christian
  • 2 Muslim
  • 1 Hindu
  • 17 other

Population

55 million

Population per Sq Km

  • South Africa: 45
  • UK: 266
  • USA: 33

Time

South Africa Standard Time (GMT/UTC plus two hours)