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South Africa

South Africa is a country located at the southern edge of Africa. It has close to 3000 kilometres of coastline on the Atlantic and Indian Oceans and has borders with Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho. It is a gigantic country with widely changing landscapes and very miscellaneous population.

Diversity is the key attraction in this country – you will find deserts, lush green forests, untouched beaches, wildlife, culture, heritage, adventure, amazing big cosmopolitan cities and remote villages.


The vibrant nightlife of Cape Town .

The wide life in the amazing national parks.

The unspoilt beaches of the Wild Coast.



Capitals:  Pretoria (Administrative), Cape Town (Legislative) and Bloemfontein (Judicial) 

Currency: Rand (ZAR) 

Area: 1 233 404 km²

Population: 47 million

Language: There are 11 official languages: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Xhosa, Zulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, Swati, Tshivenda and Xitsonga 

Electricity: 220-230V/50HZ (South Africa plug) 

Calling Code: +27 

Time Zone: UTC+2

Visitors from most Western European countries, Japan, and USA don't require visas. If you aren't entitled to an entry permit, you'll need to get a visa before you arrive.


New Years Day January 1

Human Rights Day March 21

Good Friday (Friday before Easter) April

Family Day (Monday after Easter) April

Freedom Day April 27

Workers Day May 1

Youth Day June 16

Women's Day August 9

Heritage Day September 24

Day of Reconciliation December 16

Christmas Day December 25

Day of Goodwill December 26 




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