The Republic of South Africa, is located at the southern tip of the African continent.
It borders Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland, and Lesotho, an independent enclave surrounded by South African territory.
South Africa is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, and is widely regarded as the most socially and economically developed country in the continent.
Capital: Cape Town, Pretoria, Bloemfontein
Religions: Anglican, Ethical Culture
Languages: English, Afrikaans, Sotho, South Ndebele, Swati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
GOV.UK travel advice for South Africa