South Africa has nine provinces, each with its own history, landscape, population, languages, economy, cities and government.
Creative Commons is a licensing system that frees creative works for others to publish and transform. The commons drives some of the best projects on the internet, including Wikipedia and South African History Online. Here’s a selection of free and open images of South Africa.
Local government in the Western Cape is organised into six major municipalities. One is metropolitan, and five are district municipalities. The province also has 24 smaller local municipalities, each falling under one of the five districts.
Key facts on South Africa’s currency, time, geography, population, languages, provinces, government and education.