South Africa

Regions

Eastern Cape
Free State
Gauteng
KwaZulu-Natal
Limpopo
Mpumalanga
North-West
Northern Cape
Western Cape

Country information

Country: South Africa
Population: 49,000,000 inhabitants  (Last modified: 11/05/2012 )
Area 1,219,912 km²
Capital: Pretoria
Currency: Rand (ZAR)
Phone code: +27
Languages: zu,xh,af,nso,en-ZA,tn,st,ts,ss,ve,nr
Domain name: .za
Postcode form: ####
Postcode regex: ^(\d{4})$
ISO3: ZAF
Neighbors: Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
Fips: SF

Current local time in South Africa

Current Date:
Saturday 15 December 2018
Current Time:
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Time Zone: Africa/Johannesburg
GMT/UTC: + 2  hours
DST: No time changes this year!


*GMT/UTC - Standard Time Zone
*DST - Daylight Saving Time

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 16 Sunday Day of Reconciliation Public Holiday
December 17 Monday Day of Reconciliation observed Public Holiday
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Monday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Wednesday Day of Goodwill Public Holiday
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance
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Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
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Tide times and tide charts

Geographic information

Latitude in decimal degrees: -29
Longitude in decimal degrees: 24
Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 29° South
Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 24° East
Height above sea level: 1026 m,   3366.14 ft,   40393.72 in
Geographical feature: A (Administrative region type feature)
Feature designation code: A.PCLI (independent political entity)