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South Africa overview

South Africa is a country in Africa and his population is 49,000,000 inhabitants over an area of 1,219,912 km2. South Africa capital is Pretoria and his main time zone (in capitale) is Africa/Johannesburg.

South Africa iso 3166 codes are ZA (alpha-2), ZAF (alpha-3) and 710 (numeric). South Africa FIPS code is SF. South Africa currency is Rand and the dialing code is +27.

South Africa postal format is : 9999 (Postal code).

Administrative divisions in South Africa : 9 Provinces, 44 District Municipalities, 8 Metropolitan municipalities, 226 Local Municipalities.

Largest cities in South Africa are : Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Soweto, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, Pietermaritzburg, Benoni, Tembisa, East London.

Local time :
Local time
Capital :
Pretoria
Population :
49,000,000
Area :
1,219,912 km2
Iso code :
ZA
dialing code :
27
Currency :
Rand

Largest cities in South Africa

CountrySouth Africa
ContinentAfrica
CapitalPretoria
Iso codesZA / ZAF / 710
Time zoneAfrica/Johannesburg
Total area1,219,912 km2
Dialing code+27
CurrencyRand
Internet tld.za
Postal format 9999
GDP354 billion dollars
GDP per capita7,222 dollars
Neighbours countriesBotswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe.

South Africa administrative levels

Administrative nameAdmin levelTotal
Provinces Level 19
District Municipalities Level 244
Metropolitan municipalities Level 28
Local Municipalities Level 3226

Spoken languages in South Africa

Airports near Pretoria (Capital of South Africa)

AirportCityDistance
Waterkloof Air Force BasePretoria10 km
Wonderboom AirportPretoria11 km
Grand Central AirportMidrand27 km
Lanseria AirportJohannesburg34 km
OR Tambo International AirportJohannesburg44 km
Rand AirportJohannesburg56 km
Rustenburg AirportRustenburg93 km
Vereeniging AirportVereeniging94 km
Morningside Farm AirportSilveroaks128 km
Secunda AirportSecunda131 km

South Africa first administrative level


Largest cities in South Africa

CityPopulationDistance from Pretoria
Cape Town3,433,4411,310 km
Durban3,120,282537 km
Johannesburg2,026,46953 km
Soweto1,695,04767 km
Pretoria1,619,4380 km
Port Elizabeth967,677944 km
Pietermaritzburg750,845483 km
Benoni605,34451 km
Tembisa511,65528 km
East London478,676810 km
Vereeniging474,681107 km
Bloemfontein463,064423 km
Boksburg445,16852 km
Welkom431,944287 km
Newcastle404,838283 km
Krugersdorp378,82156 km
Diepsloot350,00027 km
Botshabelo309,714419 km
Brakpan305,69258 km
Witbank262,491106 km
Richards Bay252,968509 km
Vanderbijlpark246,754113 km
Centurion233,38613 km
Uitenhage228,912932 km
Roodepoort225,00056 km
Paarl190,0001,257 km
Springs186,39460 km
Carletonville182,304105 km
Klerksdorp178,921196 km
George174,5821,068 km
Midrand173,00928 km
Westonaria156,83184 km
Middelburg154,706128 km
Vryheid150,012343 km
Mossel Bay150,0001,105 km
Orkney145,801204 km
Kimberley142,089475 km
eMbalenhle141,741124 km
Nigel140,64482 km
Mpumalanga140,121513 km
Bhisho137,287794 km
Randfontein133,65469 km
Worcester127,5971,219 km
Rustenburg124,06495 km
Polokwane123,749242 km
Potchefstroom123,669153 km
Virginia122,502294 km
Brits122,49743 km
Nelspruit110,159281 km
Phalaborwa109,468359 km
Queenstown105,309697 km
Kroonstad103,992232 km
Bethal101,919150 km
Mokopane101,090191 km
Mabopane97,41729 km
Kutloanong95,008273 km
Stellenbosch94,2631,280 km
Stilfontein93,110187 km
Delmas92,04667 km
Grahamstown91,548857 km
Warmbaths90,21096 km
Louis Trichardt86,854347 km
Dundee84,413337 km
Piet Retief84,349297 km
Phuthaditjhaba84,258316 km
Bethlehem83,654277 km
Mthatha78,663653 km
Sasolburg77,016125 km
Mmabatho76,754256 km
Oudtshoorn76,7081,048 km
Standerton74,021169 km
Bothaville71,934241 km
Upington71,373750 km
Parys71,319148 km
Schweizer-Reneke70,214327 km
Ga-Rankuwa68,76724 km
Saldanha68,2841,280 km
Barberton67,927287 km
Lichtenburg65,863208 km
Heidelberg64,19986 km
Knysna63,1061,047 km
Graaff-Reinet62,896807 km
Fochville62,416108 km
Atlantis60,2661,279 km
Stanger59,899503 km
Fort Beaufort58,419797 km
Kraaifontein57,9111,284 km
Heilbron55,196172 km
Viljoenskroon54,955204 km
Port Shepstone52,793599 km
Vryburg49,588370 km
Wolmaransstad49,366273 km
eSikhawini49,265506 km
Balfour46,008110 km
Mondlo44,922354 km
Beaufort West44,737916 km
Aliwal North44,436570 km
Thohoyandou44,046389 km
Volksrust43,378247 km
Wesselsbron42,552297 km


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