South Africa is located on the continent of Africa. South Africa is the world's 24th largest country by land with an area of 471,443 square miles.
South Africa is situated at the southern tip of Africa. South Africa has 1,739 miles of coastline that stretch across the Indian and South Atlantic Oceans. South Africa is bordered by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland. South Africa has a temperate climate generally, with a range of climates between extremely arid in the desert region and a pleasant subtropical climate by the Mozambique border. South Africa has administrative, legislative and judicial capital cities.