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South Africa
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I. General

South Africa, located at the southern tip of the African continent (Africa), extends across around 1,220,000 km2. In the new South Africa there are nine provinces: Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, North-West, Northern Cape, Eastern Cape, and Western Cape. South Africa’s population is estimated to be about 42 million (75.2% Black, 13.6% White, 8.6%…

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Hofmeyr, Johannes Wynand, “South Africa”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_025009>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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