South Africa country code

How to call South Africa using country code ?

South Africa is located in Africa near countries : Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia. The international country code to dial South Africa is :



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Phone use and access in Republic of South Africa

As many African countries, the international dialing code 27 is only required to call South Africa from abroad. Concerning national calls made in South Africa, it is not necessary to dial the South African country code 27. Finally, to call your correspondent in South Africa from a country abroad, dial first the prefix of exit which takes one of the following forms: 00 / 011 / 810 and sign "+ " for calls since the mobile phone. These are possible compositions: 0027 / 810 27 / 011 27 / +27.

Some useful informations

  • International access code (exit code) : 00 (to dial when making calls from South Africa to abroad)
  • South African international dialing code : 27
  • Fixed telephone Subscriptions (2016) : 4 522 850 South African subscribers
  • Mobile landline usage : 8.07% of South Africans
  • Mobile cellular users (2016) : 82 412 880 South African mobile users
  • Mobile phone usage : 147.13% of South Africans
  • Internet usage : 54% of South Africans

Dialing code of neighbouring countries

How to call South Africa from USA and Canada

Calling South African landline phone number

  • enter the exit code '011' ;
  • dial South Africa country code : 27 ;
  • dial the area code : For example "31 " is Durban area phone code ;
  • add the South African phone number without the leading '0'.
Illustration : 011 27 31 XXX XXX.

Calling South African mobile phone number (cellular phone)

  • enter the exit code '011' or '+';
  • dial South Africa country code : 27 ;
  • add the South African mobile phone number without the leading '0'.
Illustration : 011 27 Z XXX XXX. ('Z' represent the cellular area code)

South Africa Map

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South Africa Map

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About South Africa


South Africa belongs to the African continent bordering Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia. South African population is about 49052489 inhabitants with an area of 1,219,090 km². The capital of South Africa is Pretoria and the iso code is : ZAF.

What time is it now in South Africa ?


Before calling your South African correspondent , it is important to know what time it is in South Africa.
South African local time :

The current time is 1:03 PM (UTC/GMT 2 hours).

Current day :

We are : Wednesday September 26, 2018 .

 

South African cities area codes

Area code
City
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57 Welkom 0112757 002757
41 Uitenhage 0112741 002741
21 Somerset West 0112721 002721
16 Sasolburg 0112716 002716
12 Pretoria 0112712 002712
41 Port Elizabeth 0112741 002741
331 Pietermaritzburg 01127331 0027331
31 La Lucia 0112731 002731
102103 Johannesburg CBD 01127102103 0027102103
11 Johannesburg 0112711 002711
24 Gordons Bay 0112724 002724
431 East London 01127431 0027431
31 Durban 0112731 002731
571 De Aar 01127571 0027571
21 Cape Town 0112721 002721
51 Bloemfontein 0112751 002751
 
 
 

Weather conditions at Pretoria

84°F / 29°C
clear sky
  • Humidity : 20 %
  • Pressure : 1021 mb
  • Wind Speed : 8 km/h
  • Cloud Cover : 0 %
  • Sunrise : 03:52:55
  • Sunset : 16:05:56

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