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:
Wednesday 02 December 2020
Current Time:
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  • 48
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  • 39
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 Wednesday Day of Reconciliation Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday Day of Goodwill Public Holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance
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Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday 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)