People living there: more than 54,956,900
Capital: Pretoria (executive), Bloemfontein (judicial), Cape Town (legislative)
Practical information for travel to South Africa
Power voltage and socket type(s): 230 V, plug types D, M and N
Official religion(s)/Freedom of religion: Freedom of religion with a dominance of Christianity. Islam, Hinduism, Bahá’í Faith and Judaism are minority religions in South Africa.
Official language(s) and general knowledge of English: South Africa has 11 official languages: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu. English is widely spoken and most South Africans speak more than one language.