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The information below contains geography information for South Africa, including climate, weather, cities, and area information. You can also check out the South Africa Country Page for additional resources.

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    Geography of South Africa
    Area: 1.2 million sq. km. (470,462 sq. mi.).
    Cities: Capitals--Administrative, Pretoria; Legislative, Cape Town; Judicial, Bloemfontein. Other cities--Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth.
    Terrain: Plateau, savanna, desert, mountains, coastal plains.
    Climate: moderate; similar to southern California.