Mahatma Gandhi spent 21 years in South Africa fighting for the rights of the South African Indians. He was in South Africa from 1893 until 1914.
The Republic of South Africa became independent in 1961, making the country 54 years old as of 2015. The first European colonists were the Dutch, who founded Cape Town on April 7, 1652. However, native inhabitants lived in the area long before then.
South Africa is famous for its former president, Nelson Mandela, Kruger National Park and a variety of gem stones and minerals. Approximately 50 percent of the world's gold reserves are located in South Africa. The country is also the third largest exporter of coal in t...
Based on the 2011 census held in South Africa, more than 52 million people reside in the country. Africans made up the majority of the population, with 79.2 percent and a total of over 41 million citizens.
The Republic of South Africa is itself a country, with two other countries located within its borders. They are Lesotho and Swaziland.
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.
To find someone in South Africa, search on Facebook and other social media sites, or contact a radio station and place an ad for the person. As of 2012, over 12 percent of South Africans were using Facebook, and nearly 50 percent of the population was using the Internet...