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President: Ramaphosa, Matamela Cyril, Mr
Deputy President: Mabuza, David Dabede, Mr
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.)

Population, persons: 57,779,622 (2018)
Area, sq km: 1,213,090
GDP per capita, US$: 6,374 (2018)
GDP, billion current US$: 368.3 (2018)
GINI index: 63.0 (2014)
Ease of Doing Business rank: 84

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