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Southern Cape

Southern Cape
Suid-Kaap
Mazantsi Koloni
—  Province of South Africa  —

Coat of arms
Motto: Spes Bona (Good Hope)
Map showing the location of the Southern Cape in the south-western part of South Africa
Location of the Southern Cape in South Africa
Country South Africa
Established 27 April 1994 (1994-04-27)
Capital Cape Town
Districts
Government
 - Premier Helen Zille
Area
 - Total 129,462 km2 (49,985.6 sq mi)
Area rank 4th in South Africa
Highest elevation 2,325 m (7,628 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2015)
 - Total 5,822,734
 - Rank 4th in South Africa
Population groups
 - Coloured 40.8%
 - Black African 28.8%
 - White 28.7%
 - Indian or Asian 2.7%
Languages
 - Afrikaans 39.7%
 - English 34.7%
 - Xhosa 20.2%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)

Southern Cape (Afrikaans: Suid-Kaap, Xhosa: Mazantsi Koloni) is a province of South Africa, situated in the south-western part of the country. It is the fourth largest of the nine provinces in terms of both area and population, with an area of 129,449 square kilometres (49,981 sq mi) and 5.8 million inhabitants. About two-thirds of these inhabitants live in the metropolitan area of Cape Town, which is also the provincial capital. Southern Cape was created in 1994 from part of the former Cape of Good Hope Province.


Orange Free State

Orange Free State
Namunu Foreistata
Oranje-Vrystaat
—  Province of South Africa  —
Coat of arms of Orange Free State
Coat of arms
Motto: Katleho ka kopano (Success through unity)
Location of the Free State in South Africa
Country South Africa
Established 27 April 1994
Capital Bloemfontein
Districts
Government
 - Premier Ace Magashule
Area
 - Total 129,825 km2 (50,125.7 sq mi)
Area rank 3rd in South Africa
Highest elevation 3,291 m (10,797 ft)
Population (2011)
 - Total 2,745,590
 - Rank 8th in South Africa
Population groups
 - Black African 77.1%
 - White 18.2%
 - Coloured 3.5%
 - Indian or Asian 0.9%
Languages
 - Sotho 80.2%
 - Afrikaans 15.7%
 - English 4.1%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)