Atlas of South Africa

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South Africa
Suid-Afrika
Ningizimu Afrika
Mzantsi Afrika
Sewula Afrika
Afrika-Borwa
Afrika Borwa
Aferika Borwa
Afurika Tshipembe
Afrika Dzonga
Afrika Jugore

English South Africa - Republic of South Africa

The Republic of South Africa is a country located at the southern tip of the African continent. It borders the countries of ► Namibia, ► Botswana, ► Zimbabwe, ► Mozambique, and ► Swaziland. ► Lesotho is an independent enclave entirely surrounded by South African territory. To the south of South Africa lie ► Antarctica, ► Tristan da Cunha and ► Bouvet Island.

Afrikaans Suid-Afrika - Republiek van Suid-Afrika

Republiek van Suid-Afrika is 'n republiek aan die suidpunt van Afrika. Dit word begrens aan die noorde deur Namibië, Botswana en Zimbabwe, en na die noordooste deur Mosambiek en Swaziland. Lesotho is heeltemal vervat binne die grense van Suid-Afrika.

isiZulu Ningizimu Afrika - iRiphabliki yaseNingizimu Afrika

IRiphabliki yaseNingizimu Afrika: Ezisemthethweni imibhalo nemiqulu yakwaHulumeni. Bese kuthi uphiko lobuchwepheshe bamagama lona lwelekelela ngokusombulula tujfruyht tyuudfufu nangyientleng nwungtu AmaZulu maala wakulelli.!

IsiXhosa Mzantsi Afrika - iRiphabliki yaseMzantsi Afrika

iRiphabliki yaseMzantsi Afrika lilizwe eAfrika. Bathetha isiNgesi nesiBhulu nesiXhosa nesiZulu neelwimi ezinnye phaya.

SeTswana Aferika Borwa - Lefatshe la Aferika Borwa

Aferika Borwa, jaaka leina le raya le fitlhelwa kwa borwa ja Aferika.Ke lone lefatshe le le humileng go feta mafatshe otlhe mo kontinenteng ya Aferika.

isiNdebele Sewula Afrika - IRiphabliki yeSewula Afrika
Sesotho sa Leboa Afrika-Borwa - Rephaboliki ya Afrika-Borwa
SeSotho Afrika Borwa - Rephaboliki ya Afrika Borwa
SiSwati Ningizimu Afrika - IRiphabhulikhi yeNingizimu Afrika
Tshivenda Afurika Tshipembe - Riphabuḽiki ya Afurika Tshipembe

Afurika Tshipembe ndi shango li no wanala kha pida thsa tshipembe tsha dzhango la Afurika. Mashango are tsini nalo ndi Zimbagwe, Namibia, Mozambikwi (mozambique), Swazini (Swaziland), li-Sotho (Lesotho) na Vhu-Tswana (Botswana).

Tsonga Tsonga: Afrika Dzonga - Riphabliki ra Afrika Dzonga

Short name  South Africa
Official  name Republic of South Africa
Status Independent country since 1910
Location Southern Africa
Capital Pretoria & Cape Town & Bloemfontein
Pretoria & Kaapstad & Bloemfontein
Pretoria & Ikapa & Mangaung
Population 47,432,000 inhabitants
Area 1,221,037 km²
Major  languages Afrikaans, English, IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, SiSwati, Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Northern Sotho, Tsonga, SeTswana, Venda (all official)
Major  religions Protestantism
More information South Africa, Geography of South Africa, History of South Africa and Politics of South Africa
More  images South Africa - South Africa (Category).

General maps

Sf-map.png Map of South Africa
Kaart van Suid-Afrika in Engels
Kaart Suid-Afrika.png Map of South Africa in Afrikaans
Kaart van Suid-Afrika in Afrikaans
South Africa Districts April 2006.png Map showing provinces (By colour, pale pink for Northern Cape, turquoise for North West (South African province), purple for Gauteng, green for Limpopo, brown for Mpumalanga, pink for KwaZulu-Natal, yellow for Eastern Cape, pale green for Free State, and pale yellow for Western Cape) and districts (numbers) of South Africa

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day South Africa, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day South Africa.

Bartolomeu Dias Voyage.PNG Portugal's Bartolomeu Dias' voyage (1487-88)
Gama route 1.png Portugal's Vasco da Gama's first voyage (1497 - 1499)
Migrations Griqua Afrique du Sud.jpg Territorial expansion
Cape Colony map.png The Cape Colony
Natal Colony map.png Natal Colony
Orange Free State map.png Orange Free State
Transvaal map.png Transvaal
Homelands.png Homelands during Apartheid
Southafricanhomelandsmap.png

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

SouthAfrica1885.jpg South Africa in 1885
Suid-Afrika in 1885
Kapstaaten 1905.png Historical map of the Cape States, Bibliothek allgemeinen und praktischen Wissens für Militäranwärter Band I, 1905
Historiese kaart van die Kaapse State.

Other maps

South Africa municipalities by language 2001.png A map showing South African languages by municipality. Lighter shades indicate a majority of less than 50%. Afrikaans in blue, Ndebele language in brown, Northern Sotho language in pink, Sesotho language in grey, Swati language in yellow, Tsonga language in cyan, Tswana language in red, Venda language in olive, Xhosa language in purple and Zulu language in green.
Afrikaansdistrib.png Distribution of Afrikaans
Die verspreiding van Afrikaans.
Sesothodistrib.gif Distribution of SeSotho

Satellite maps

South Africa sat.jpg Satellite map

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