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The AUA newsletter is an English and French bi-monthly publication. Through brief reports, it summarizes the AUA`s activities as well as those of its Member Countries, Working Bodies and partner organizations. It also contains information related to the African countries architectural works and achievement, and announces the major current architectural events worldwide and through the continent....more

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South Africa

 

South Africa profile


· Full name: Republic of South Africa

· Population: 50.5 million (UN, 2011)

· Capitals: Pretoria (executive capital); Cape Town (legislative capital); Bloemfontein (judicial capital)

· Largest city: Johannesburg

· Area: 1.22 million sq km (470,693 sq miles)

· Major languages: 11 official languages including English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, Setswana, Xhosa and Zulu

· Major religion: Christianity, Islam, indigenous beliefs

· Life expectancy: 53 years (men), 54 years (women)

· Monetary unit: 1 Rand = 100 cents

· Main exports: Gold, diamonds, metals and minerals, cars, machinery

· GNI per capita: US $6,090 (World Bank, 2010)

· Internet domain: .za

· International dialling code: +27