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South Africa Mining

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Industry Reports by Synergy Media Specialists

PUBLISHED : Monday, 27 May, 2013, 3:14pm
UPDATED : Monday, 27 May, 2013, 3:16pm

Full country name: Republic of South Africa

Area: 1.22 million sq km

Population: 50.5 million (UN, 2011)

Capitals: Pretoria (executive capital), Cape Town (legislative capital), Bloemfontein (judicial capital)

Largest city: Johannesburg

Main exports: Gold, diamonds, metals and minerals, cars, machinery

Major languages: 11 official languages, including English, Afrikaans, Sesotho and Zulu

Monetary unit: 1 Rand = 100 cents

International dialling code: +27

Internet domain: .za

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