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:
Sunday 24 February 2019
Current Time:
  • 06
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  • 09
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  • 42
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
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 21 Thursday Human Rights Day Observance
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 20 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 22 Monday Family Day Common Local holiday
April 27 Saturday Freedom Day National holiday
May 1 Wednesday Workers' Day Public Holiday
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
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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)