Is South Africa a country, a republic, or a province?
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. It is the largest country in Southern Africa and the 25th-largest country in the world by land area and, with over 57 million people. You can find many news and info about this country on Briefly South Africa.
The Republic of South Africa is more than a country; it is a republic with an elected president. Since the 1994 elections, it is redivided into nine provinces, roughly along tribal lines: Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Northwest Province, Gauteng, Northern Province, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal.