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The southernmost nation in Africa is South Africa, often known as the Republic of South Africa (RSA).

The currency is known as the South African Rand, i.e. ZAR.

It is the 23rd most populous country in the world with over sixty million inhabitants, and it has an area of 1,221,037 square kilometers (471,445 square miles).

South Africa has three capital cities: legislative Cape Town, executive Pretoria, and judicial Bloemfontein.

Johannesburg is the most populous city.

Approximately 80% of South Africans, who come from a range of ethnic groupings and speak several African languages, are of Black African origin.

The greatest populations of European (White South Africans), Asian (Indian and Chinese South Africans), and Multiracial (Colored South Africans) heritage make up the remaining population in Africa.

Its southern border is made up of 2,798 kilometers (1,739 mi) of Southern African coastline that stretches along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans.

South Africa’s northern border is made up of the neighboring nations of Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe.

Its eastern and northeastern borders are made up of Mozambique and Eswatini (formerly Swaziland).  Lastly, on the western border you have the enclaved nation of Lesotho.

It is the most populous nation totally south of the equator and the southernmost nation on the Old World continent.

With various distinctive biomes and a wide range of plant and animal life, South Africa is a biodiversity hotspot.

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