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South Africa Travel Guide

Geography:

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa, to the North lie the neighboring countries of Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe.Total land borders measure 4,750 kilometers (2,952 miles). South Africa has a coastline of 2,954 kilometers (1,836 miles), with the cold Atlantic Ocean on the west coast and the Indian Ocean on the east coast. The area of the Republic of South Africa is approximately 1,219,912 square kilometers (471,008 square miles).

Country Climate:

A subtropical location, moderated by ocean on three sides of the country and the altitude of the interior plateau, account for the warm temperate conditions so typical of South Africa – and so popular with its foreign visitors.

South Africa is famous for its sunshine. It's a relatively dry country, with an average annual rainfall of about 464mm (compared to a world average of about 860mm). While the Western Cape gets most of its rainfall in winter, the rest of the country is generally a summer-rainfall region.

Official Language:

  • Zulu
  • Xhosa
  • Sotho
  • Tsonga
  • Afrikaans
  • English

Country Currency:

  • South African Rand (ZAR)

Major Cities:

  • Cape Town
  • Durban
  • Johannesburg
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Kimberley

The country code for South Africa is 27 and the international call prefix is 00.

Major Attractions (Travellers/Students):

South Africa is one of the most diverse and enchanting countries in the world. Exotic combinations of landscapes, people, history and culture offer the traveller a unique and inspiring experience. South Africa is a heady mix of third and first world cultures - along with the best and least crowded beaches in the world.

The top tourist attractions in South Africa:

  • Table Mountain
  • Gold Reef City
  • Cradle of Humankind
  • Kruger National Park
  • Monte casino

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