Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.70 ZAR (20 May 2019).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).
Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.70 ZAR (20 May 2019).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).


R. I. P. Mama Winnie
1936 – 2018
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