Outline of South Africa

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An enlargeable map of the Republic of South Africa

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to South Africa:

South Africa – A sovereign country located at the southern tip of Africa.[1] South Africa's coast stretches 2,798 kilometres[2] and borders both the Atlantic and Indian oceans.[3] To the north of South Africa lie Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland, while the Kingdom of Lesotho is an independent enclave surrounded by South African territory.[4]

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable basic map of South Africa

Geography of South Africa[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of South Africa

Geography of South Africa

 Botswana 1,840 km
 Namibia 967 km
 Lesotho 909 km
 Mozambique 491 km
 Swaziland 430 km
 Zimbabwe 225 km
  • Coastline: 2,798 km

Environment of South Africa[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of South Africa

Natural geographic features of South Africa[edit]

Regions of South Africa[edit]

Administrative divisions of South Africa[edit]

Administrative divisions of South Africa

Provinces of South Africa[edit]

Provinces of South Africa

Districts of South Africa[edit]

Districts of South Africa

Municipalities of South Africa[edit]

Municipalities of South Africa

Demography of South Africa[edit]

Demographics of South Africa

Government and politics of South Africa[edit]

Politics of South Africa

Branches of the government of South Africa[edit]

Government of South Africa

Executive branch of the government of South Africa[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of South Africa[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of South Africa[edit]

Foreign relations of South Africa[edit]

Foreign relations of South Africa

International organization membership[edit]

The Republic of South Africa is a member of:[1]

Law and order in South Africa[edit]

Law of South Africa

Law enforcement in South Africa[edit]

Law enforcement in South Africa

Military of South Africa[edit]

Military of South Africa

State security in South Africa[edit]

Local government in South Africa[edit]

Local government in South Africa

History of South Africa[edit]

History of South Africa

Books on the history of South Africa[edit]

History of South Africa, by period[edit]

History of South Africa, by region[edit]

History of South Africa, by subject[edit]

Culture of South Africa[edit]

Culture of South Africa

Art in South Africa[edit]

Language in South Africa[edit]

People of South Africa[edit]

People of South Africa

Specific persons[edit]

Religion in South Africa[edit]

Religion in South Africa

Sports in South Africa[edit]

Sport in South Africa

Rugby in South Africa[edit]

Economy and infrastructure of South Africa[edit]

Economy of South Africa

Companies in South Africa[edit]

Education in South Africa[edit]

Education in South Africa

Health in South Africa[edit]

See also[edit]

South Africa

Flag of South Africa.svg Southern Ndebele language

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "South Africa". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. 3 July 2009. Retrieved 23 July 2009. 
  2. ^ "South African Maritime Safety Authority". South African Maritime Safety Authority. Retrieved 2008-06-16. 
  3. ^ "South Africa Fast Facts". SouthAfrica.info. April 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-14. 
  4. ^ "Encyclopædia Britannica Online". Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. 
  5. ^ The only glaciers in Africa are on Mt Kenya (in Kenya), on Kilimanjaro (in Tanzania), and in the Ruwenzori Mountains (which are located in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo). See Proceedings of the Riederalp Workshop, September 1978; Actes de l'Atelier de Riederalp, septembre 1978): IAHS-AISH Publ. no. 126, 1980.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of South Africa