South Africa
   A small number of Kalderash families reside in and travel to South Africa.

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  • SOUTH AFRICA — SOUTH AFRICA, republic comprising nine provinces – Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, North West, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Free State, and KwaZulu Natal. Prior to 1994, when multiracial democracy was introduced, there were four… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • South Africa — South Af|ri|ca also the Republic of South Africa a country in southern Africa south of Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. Population: 43,586,000 (2001). Capitals: Pretoria and Cape Town. Largest city: Johannesburg. Until the 1990s, the country was… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • South Africa — country in southernmost Africa: formerly the Union of South Africa, it became a republic in 1961; member of the Commonwealth: 472,855 sq mi (1,224,690 sq km); pop. 37,714,000; caps. Cape Town (legislative), Pretoria (administrative), &… …   English World dictionary

  • South Africa — South Af′rica n. geg Republic of, a country in S Africa; member of the Commonwealth of Nations until 1961. 43,426,386; 472,000 sq. mi. (1,222,480 sq. km) Caps.: Pretoria and Cape Town Formerly, Union of South Africa South Af′rican, adj. n …   From formal English to slang

  • South Africa — This article is about the modern country. For other uses, see South Africa (disambiguation). Republic of South Africa …   Wikipedia

  • South Africa — Republic of, a country in S Africa; member of the Commonwealth of Nations until 1961. 42,327,458; 472,000 sq. mi. (1,222,480 sq. km). Capitals: Pretoria and Cape Town. Formerly, Union of South Africa. * * * South Africa Introduction South Africa… …   Universalium

  • South Africa — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::South Africa <p></p> Background: <p></p> Dutch traders landed at the southern tip of modern day South Africa in 1652 and established a stopover point on the spice… …   The World Factbook

  • South Africa —    The settlement of Cape Town by the Dutch East India Company in 1652 provided the first opportunity for Protestantism to establish a foothold on the continent of Africa. The Reformed Church of the Netherlands primarily served the colonizers,… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • South Africa — noun a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Republic of South Africa • Derivationally related forms: ↑South… …   Useful english dictionary

  • South Africa — /saʊθ ˈæfrɪkə/ (say sowth afrikuh) noun a republic in the southern most part of Africa, bordered by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland; the Dutch Cape Colony (formed 1652) became a British colony in 1806; after British victory… …   Australian English dictionary

  • South Africa — Le câble SAFE en bleu. Le câble SAFE est un câble sous marin de dernière génération reliant par fibre optique Melkbosstrand en Afrique du Sud à Penang en Malaisie. Son nom est l acronyme de South Africa Far East, soit celui de ses deux extrémités …   Wikipédia en Français

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