With over 60 million people , it is the world's 23rd-most populous nation and covers an area of 1,, square kilometres , square miles. South Africa has three capital cities: executive Pretoria , judicial Bloemfontein and legislative Cape Town. The largest city is Johannesburg. It is bounded to the south by 2, kilometres 1, mi of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans ;    to the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia , Botswana , and Zimbabwe ; and to the east and northeast by Mozambique and Eswatini former Swaziland ; and it surrounds the enclaved country of Lesotho. South Africa is a biodiversity hotspot, with a diversity of unique biomes and plant and animal life. South Africa is a multiethnic society encompassing a wide variety of cultures , languages , and religions.
Interesting facts about Africa which you should know
Interesting facts about Africa which you should know - Education Today News
Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent , after Asia in both cases. At about Africa's population is the youngest amongst all the continents;   the median age in was The continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Isthmus of Suez and the Red Sea to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The continent includes Madagascar and various archipelagos. It contains 54 fully recognised sovereign states countries , eight territories and two de facto independent states with limited or no recognition.
It is divided in half almost equally by the Equator. Africas physical geography , environment and resources, and human geography can be considered separately. Some of these regions cover large bands of the continent, such as the Sahara and Sahel, while others are isolated areas, such as the Ethiopian Highlands and the Great Lakes.
South Africa has complained it is being punished - instead of applauded - for discovering Omicron, a concerning new variant of Covid The foreign ministry made the statement as countries around the world restricted travel from southern Africa as details of the spread emerged. Early evidence suggests Omicron has a higher re-infection risk.