Pretoria is one of the most populated cities in South Africa, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 25.44S latitude / 28.12E longitude. For routing in Pretoria, please check the free driving directions Pretoria service below.
When you visit South Africa, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Afrikaans, English, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Southern Ndebele, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu, and the officially used currency is South African Rand (ZAR), since 1961.
Pretoria, the capital city, has numerous population; 1 501 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Pretoria counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, South Africa, bears 57 398 421 sum citizens spreading on its 471 445,99 sq mi / 1 221 040 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in South Africa is Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Unity in Diversity, while salute for the national anthem called: National anthem of South Africa – combination of ‘Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika’ (God Bless Africa) and ‘Die Stem van Suid-Afrika’ (The Call of South Africa).
Google maps Pretoria, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of South Africa and the neighboring countries like Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional South Africa Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for South Africa
South Africa, on the continent’s southern tip, is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west and by the Indian Ocean on the south and east. Its neighbors are Namibia in the northwest, Zimbabwe and Botswana in the north, and Mozambique and Swaziland in the northeast. The kingdom of Lesotho forms an enclave within the southeast part of South Africa, which occupies an area nearly three times that of California. The southernmost point of Africa is Cape Agulhas, located in the Western Cape Province about 100 mi (161 km) southeast of the Cape of Good Hope.