South Africa

Country in Southern Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. With over 60ย million people, it is the world's 23rd-most populous nation and covers an area of 1,221,037 square kilometres. South Africa has three capital cities: executive Pretoria, judicial Bloemfontein and legislative Cape Town. The largest city is Johannesburg. About 80% of South Africans are of Black African ancestry, divided among a variety of ethnic groups speaking different African languages. The remaining population consists of Africa's largest communities of European, Asian, and Multiracial ancestry.

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World Cup winners Faf de Klerk and Cheslin Kolbe will both miss South Africa's autumn Tests in Britain through injury.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 7 hours ago

Scotland select South Africa-born Sharks back-row Dylan Richardson for a two-day training camp before their first autumn international.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 6 days ago

Wales call up 19-year-old uncapped Exeter lock Christ Tshiunza for their autumn internationals against South Africa, Australia and Fiji.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 6 days ago

Zintle Mpupha - the first South Africa international to play in the Premier 15s - hopes to inspire more Springbok players to come to England.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

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