About South Africa
- Languages: South Africa has 11 official languages. Listed from most to least spoken home language, they are: IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, Afrikaans, Sepedi, English, Setswana, Sesotho, Xitsonga, SiSwati, Tshivenda and IsiNdebele. Most South Africans are multi-lingual.
- Provinces: 9
- Population: ≈ 49 million
- Area: 1,219,912 sq km
- Natural resources: gold, chromium, antimony, coal, iron ore, manganese, nickel, phosphates, tin, uranium, gem diamonds, platinum, copper, vanadium, salt, natural gas