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Regions in South Africa

South Africa is made up of 10 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in South Africa. Information on all primary administrative regions in South Africa.

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Primary administrative regions in South Africa

There are 10 regions in South Africa in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in South Africa
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Eastern Cape Eastern Cape1.6,490,714Bhisho Bhisho137,287
Orange Free State Free State2.2,740,946Bloemfontein Bloemfontein463,064
Western Cape Province of the Western Cape3.4,988,154Cape Town Cape Town3,433,441
Gauteng Gauteng4.10,058,121Johannesburg Johannesburg2,026,469
Northern Cape Province of Northern Cape5.819,380Kimberley Kimberley142,089
North-West Province of North West6.3,895,126Mahikeng Mahikeng14,000
Mpumalanga Mpumalanga7.3,409,743Nelspruit Nelspruit110,159
KwaZulu-Natal Province of KwaZulu-Natal8.10,154,469Pietermaritzburg Pietermaritzburg750,845
Limpopo Limpopo9.5,494,928Polokwane Polokwane123,749
Gauteng Gauteng10.10,058,121Pretoria Pretoria1,619,438