South Africa ranks 4,609th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Morgantown, West Virginia, Orkdal, and Mangyongdae. Memorable people born in South Africa include Elana Meyer, J. R. Rotem, and Ohanna Shivanand. Memorable people who died in South Africa include Guy Tunmer, Bill McGarry, and Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini. South Africa has been the birth place of many athletes and musicians and the death place of many racing drivers and soccer players. South Africa is located in South Africa.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. With over 60 million people, the country is the world's 23rd-most populous nation and covers an area of 1,221,037 square kilometres. South Africa has three capital cities, with the executive, judicial and legislative branches of government based in Pretoria, Bloemfontein and Cape Town respectively. The largest city is Johannesburg. About 81% of the population are Black South Africans. The remaining population consists of Africa's largest communities of European, Asian, and Multiracial ancestry. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1966 and 1982, South Africa was the birth place of 3 globally memorable people, including Elana Meyer, J. R. Rotem, and Ohanna Shivanand. Additionaly, 3 globally memorable people have passed away in South Africa including Guy Tunmer, Bill McGarry, and Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini.