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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, 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. 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.

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Most individuals born in present day South Africa were athletes (1), musicians (1), and actors (1),  while most who died were racing drivers (1), soccer players (1), and politicians (1).