South Africa

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The country South Africa is located in the Southern Africa region of the Africa continent. Its capital city is Pretoria and its political leader is Cyril Ramaphosa. The country has a land area of 1.21M and a population of 59.89M.

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Coordinates: [-29°0′S, 24°0′N]
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Environment

  • Agricultural land: 963,410.00 km²
  • Alternative and nuclear energy: 2.66 % of total energy use
  • Carbon dioxide emissions (co2): 393,241.60 kt
  • Electricity production from coal sources: 92.71 % of total
  • Electricity production from natural gas sources: 0.00 % of total
  • Electricity production from hydroelectric sources: 0.32 % of total
  • Electricity production from nuclear sources: 5.53 % of total
  • Electricity production from oil sources: 0.07 % of total
  • Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 1.93 % of total
  • Net energy imports: -14.48 % of energy use
  • Fertility rate: 2.34 births per woman
  • Forest area: 170,136 km²
  • Fossil fuel energy consumption: 86.79 % of total
  • Other greenhouse gas emissions, hfc, pfc and sf6: 49,022.16 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
  • Median age: 23.30 years
  • Methane emissions: 72,213.22 kt of CO2 equivalent
  • Nitrous oxide emissions: 17,992.99 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
  • Female population: 30,725,879.00
  • Male population: 29,168,006.00
  • Renewable energy consumption: 9.76 % of total final energy consumption
  • Rural land area: 1,204,427.39 km²
  • Rural population: 18,965,399.00
  • Urban land area: 15,118.66 km²
  • Urban population: 40,928,486.00
  • Urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters : 0.11 % of total population

Cities population in South Africa

South Africa historical agricultural land

South Africa historical alternative and nuclear energy

South Africa historical carbon dioxide emissions (CO2)

South Africa historical access to electricity

South Africa historical electricity production from coal sources

South Africa historical electricity production from natural gas sources

South Africa historical electricity production from hydroelectric sources

South Africa historical electricity production from nuclear sources

South Africa historical electricity production from oil sources

South Africa historical electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric

South Africa historical net energy imports

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South Africa historical forest area

South Africa historical fossil fuel energy consumption

South Africa historical other greenhouse gas emissions, HFC, PFC and SF6

South Africa historical internally displaced persons, by conflict and violence

South Africa historical individuals using the Internet

South Africa historical land area

South Africa historical median age

South Africa historical methane emissions

South Africa historical net migration

South Africa historical nitrous oxide emissions

South Africa historical population

South Africa historical female population

South Africa historical male population

South Africa historical renewable energy consumption

South Africa historical rural land area

South Africa historical rural population

South Africa historical urban land area

South Africa historical urban population

South Africa historical urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters

Sites per inscription date in South Africa

Sites area in South Africa

Sites per transboundary in South Africa

Wildfires total fire area in South Africa

Cities in South Africa

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Countries in Africa

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Countries in Southern Africa

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Wildfires in South Africa

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Source

This dashboard is based on data from: SIPRI, World Bank, Reporters Without Borders

Updated: 1 day ago

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