South Africa, Republic of
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. To the north lie the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; while Lesotho is an enclave surrounded by South African territory. South Africa is the 25th largest country in the world by area and the 24th most populous country with over 51 million people. Its executive capital is Pretoria.