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South Africa

  • President:Jacob Zuma
  • Deputy President:Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa
  • Capital city:Pretoria (administrative capital), Cape Town (legislative capital), Bloemfontein, (judicial capital)
  • Languages:IsiZulu (official) 22.7%, IsiXhosa (official) 16%, Afrikaans (official) 13.5%, English (official) 9.6%, Sepedi (official) 9.1%, Setswana (official) 8%, Sesotho (official) 7.6%, Xitsonga (official) 4.5%, siSwati (official) 2.5%, Tshivenda (official) 2.4%, isiNdebele (official) 2.1%, sign language 0.5%, other 1.6% (2011 est.)
  • Government
  • National statistics office
  • Population:55,908,865 (2016)
  • Area:1,213,090 (2016)
  • GDP per capita:5,274 (2016)
  • GDP, billion current US$:294.8 (2016)
  • GINI index:63.38 (2011)
  • Ease of Doing Business rank:74 (2016)
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