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South African Symbols

South Africa's Information

Flag of South Africa
Land Area 1,214,470 km2
Water Area 4,620 km2
Total Area 1,219,090km2 (#24)
Population 54,300,704 (#25)
Population Density 44.71/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $739.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $13,500
Currency Rand (ZAR)
More Information South Africa
Largest Cities
  • Animal: African Elephant, Springbok
  • Bird: Blue Crane
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of South Africa

  • Coat of Arms: The South African coat of arms contains elephant tusks encircling ears of wheat and a golden shield depicting Khoisan rock art.

    A secretary bird rises above, symbolizing rebirth of the spirit.
  • Flag of South Africa
  • Flower: King protea
  • Motto: "Unity in Diversity"
  • Tree: Real yellowwood
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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