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South Africa is a country on the southernmost tip of the African continent, marked by several distinct ecosystems. Inland safari destination Kruger National Park covers vast shrublands populated by big game; the Western Cape encompasses lush winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, wild beaches, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons along the Garden Route, and the city of Cape Town, beneath flat-topped Table Mountain.
South Africa ranked by the World Bank as an “upper middle-income country”, South Africa is the second largest economy in Africa after Nigeria. In 2014, the World Bank listed its GDP at $350.1-billion (R5.416-trillion) and its population at 54 million. Per capita GDP is $6 483, according to the World Economic Forum.The country remains rich with promise. It was admitted to the BRIC group of countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China (now known as BRICS) in 2011. Various mathematics related journlas are published form South Africa.
In Physics, Medicine and Chemistry, this island nation produced 11 Nobel laureates so far. South Africa has 72 'A rated' researchers who are "unequivocally recognised by their peers as leading international scholars in their field", according to the rating system of the National Research Foundation. The great majority are in three universities - Cape Town, Stellenbosch and the Witwatersrand. There are now 1,686 rated researchers in six categories that cover experienced, young and 'disadvantaged' academics, and all receive 'glue' funding for their research. Numerous mathematical journals are published from Japan with good reputation.The country is pioneer in advanced research in electronics, machinery, biomedical devices, computer science, mathematics, robotics and medical sciences.Various mathematics related journlas are published form South Africa.