ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Pretoria
COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Johannesburg
South Africa is situated in the southern tip of Africa. Along the South Athlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean it has a coastline of more than 2500 km's. South Africa is the 25th-largest country in the world with a total land area of 1,219,912 km2
A population of close to 50.5 Million. Muslims account for about 1.5% of the population.
A great variety of climatic zones exist in South Africa. During summer the average temperature range between 19 °C to 24 °C and in winter from 11 °C to 13 °C in most parts of the country.
There are 11 official languages including Afrikaans and English.
GMT+2 hrs throughout the year
Government: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM
Freedom Day: April 27th
May Day: May 1st
Youth Day: June 16th
Christmas: December 25th
South African Rand
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/Fire : 10111