When did South Africa get 3 capitals?

Republic of South Africa show 10 other official names
• Union 31 May 1910
• Self-governance 11 December 1931
• Republic 31 May 1961
• Democratisation 27 April 1994

What was the first capital city of South Africa?

Pretoria remained the administrative capital, with Cape Town being the legislative capital when the Union of South Africa was established in 1910. The city remained the administrative capital when South Africa became a Republic in 1961.

Is South Africa the only country with 3 capitals?

South Africa: Pretoria:,Cape Town and Bloemfontein

This is the only country to have three capital cities, a unique arrangement designed to share power across regions.

What are the three capital cities of South Africa?

South Africa has three capitals:

  • Cape Town, in the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality, Western Cape, is the legislative capital and is where the country’s Parliament is found.
  • Bloemfontein, in Mangaung metropolitan municipality, Free State, is the judicial capital and home to the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Which is South Africa’s biggest country?

Here is a list of the top ten largest countries in square miles:

  • Sudan (728,022 square miles)
  • Libya (679,192 square miles)
  • Chad (495,624 square miles)
  • Niger (489,062 square miles)
  • Angola (481,226 square miles)
  • Mali (478,714 square miles)
  • South Africa (47,320 square miles)
  • Ethiopia (426, 260 square miles)
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