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South Africa

(Encyclopedia)CE5 South Africa, Afrikaans Suid-Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2015 est. pop. 55,291,000), 471,359 sq mi (1,220,813 sq km), S Africa. It borders on the Atlantic Ocean in th...

Africa

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Africa ăfˈrĭkə, second largest continent (2015 est. pop. 1,194,370,000), c.11,677,240 sq mi (30,244,050 sq km) including adjacent islands. Broad to the north (c.4,600 mi/7,400 km wide), Afr...

Benoni, city, South Africa

(Encyclopedia)Benoni bənōˈnē [key], city, Gauteng prov., NE South Africa, on the Witwatersrand, now administratively part of the Ekurhuleni metropolitan municipality. It is the distribution center for a gold-mi...

Bethlehem, town, South Africa

(Encyclopedia)Bethlehem, town, Free State prov., E central South Africa, part and seat of Dihlabeng local municipality. It is situated in a farming and livestock area and has industries producing furniture and food...

Limpopo, province, South Africa

(Encyclopedia)Limpopo, province (2011 pop. 5,404,868), 48,554 sq mi (125,754 sq km), NE South Africa. In 1994, under South Africa's post-apartheid constitution, Limpopo was created from the northern portion of the ...

Kimberley, city, South Africa

(Encyclopedia)Kimberley kĭmˈbərlē [key], city, now part and seat of Sol Plaatje local municipality, Northern Cape prov., South Africa. Since the 19th cent. the city has been primarily a diamond-mining center, b...

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