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South Africa is a southern sovereign state in Africa and it is officially called as “Republic of South Africa”. It is bounded from south is Southern America, South Atlantic and Indian oceans and also north is Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, East is Mozambique and Swaziland. South Africa is the 25th-largest country in the world by land area, with a population of 53 million people.
South Africa’s total area is 1,220,813 km2 (471,359 sq mi). Its coastline is more than 2500 kilometers from the desert with Namibia, Atlantic, Mozambique and the Indian Ocean. This is a list of the world's sovereign states and their dependent territories by area. This is such a dry country, dams and irrigation are extremely important: the largest dam is the Gariep on the Orange River.
This is the second largest economic country in Africa and it contains 24% of Africa’s gross domestic product. It is placed in the upper-middle income economy by the World Bank among only 4 countries in Africa. The country has large quantity of natural resources like diamonds, salt, gold, iron, cobalt, uranium, copper, bauxite, silver, petroleum and cocoa beans, but also woods and tropical fruits.
South Africa is having 11 Noble laureates which were received Nobel prizes in the fields of Chemistry, Peace, Literature and Physiology or Medicine. Of which 11, 2 from Literature, 2 from Chemistry, 4 from Peace, 3 from Medicine. Major aquaculture research is carried out by the following institutes such as Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Republic of South Africa, SARNISSA African Aquaculture Networks Project and Aquaculture Association of Southern Africa. The country is maintaining different aquaculture journals which are having good reputation and good number of articles. There are many lists of aquaculture journals which emphasize in the field of aquaculture and having a regular frequency in articles publishing. In Scimago, South Africa aquaculture journals list is placed in 21st rank and the aquaculture journals in South Africa are indexed in PubMed, SCI and Scopus due to which they are publishing around 500-600 articles per year. The list of aquaculture journals in South Africa focuses in the field of Fish and invert ecology, Fish Physiology, restocking studies, etc.