Republic of South Africa

(South Africa)

System of governmentpresidential republic based on parlamentarism
Country codeZA, ZAF
FlagRepublic of South Africa
Capital cityPretoria
CurrencySouth African rand (ZAR)
Predominant religionProtestant Christianity
Former colonizerUnited Kingdom (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
MembershipUN
WTO
MMF
African Union
G20
Population57 725 600 people
(24. place in the world)
Area1 219 912 km2
(24. place in the world)
Density47 people per km2
(130. place in the world)
GDP per capita13 526 USD per capita
(91. place in the world)
PeacefulnessGPI Global Peace Index 2,399
(125. place in the world)
CorruptionCPI Corruption Perceptions Index 44
(68. place in the world)
Human developmentHDI Human Development Index 0,699
(113. place in the world)
Economy freedomEFI Economy Freedom Index 58,3
(98. place in the world)
Life expectancy63,4 years
(160. place in the world)
Income iequalityGini coefficient 63,0
(162. place in the world)
CO2 emissions467,654 Mt CO2/year
(14. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per km2383 t CO2/km2/year
(60. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per capita8,1 t CO2/per capita/year
(41. place in the world)
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