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Location: Southern Africa, at the southern tip of the continent of Africa
Population: 43,421,021 - Capital: Pretoria (administrative)
Ethnics Groups: Black 75.2%, white 13.6%, Colored 8.6%, Indian 2.6%
Languages: 11 official languages, including Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Pedi, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
Religions: Christian 68% (includes most whites and Coloreds, about 60% of blacks and about 40% of Indians), Muslim 2%, Hindu 1.5% (60% of Indians), indigenous beliefs and animist 28.5%

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Proverbs from South Africa
What the poor man says is not listened to.
The wrong-headed fool who refuses counsel, will come to grief.
The seed waits for its garden or ground where it will be sown.
The pool has dried up, and the fish is in trouble.
When the elephant is slain all the tribes gather together to eat of it.

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