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South Africa

Southern Africa, situated at the southern tip of the of African continent

Country Fact Sheet
Capital Pretoria
Surface 1,224,691 sq km
Currency South Africa Rand (ZAR)
GDP Purchasing power parity - $506.1 billion
GDP/Capita (PPP) - $10,400
Language Official: Afrikaans, English, Tsonga, Ndebele, Sesotho, Sesotho Sa Lebowa, Swazi, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa Zulu - Unofficial: Portuguese, German, Dutch, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu and others
Religion Traditional African religions 17%, Dutch ref. Protestants 16%, African Christian 13% Methodism 11%, Roman Catholic 9%, Anglican 7%, Others 27% (Christian denominations, Hindu, Islam, Judaism)
Government

constitutional democracy

Time Zone GMT +2 hours 
Telecom Code +27 and local 9 digit number
Airport

Cape Town International Airport (CPT/FACT) - Durban International Airport (DUR/FADN) - Johannesburg International Airport (JNB/FAJS) - Lanseria International Airport (HLA/FALA) - Pilanesburg International Airport (NTY/FAPN)

Driving On left hand side of the road, license required
Electrical 220/230V (250V in Pretoria) 50Hz
Political Climate Recovering from effect of apartheid era
Population 48782756 people
History
Local Business & Service Providers
Accommodation
» The 12 Apostles
Automotive services
» Southafricar
Business travel
» Bookinafrica
Corporate incentives
Financial services
» Standard Bank of South Africa
Financial Technology
» Stella Vista Technologies Ltd
Intellectual Property
» Unisys
Legal and fiduciary
» Bowman Gilfillan
Lifestyle
» Cumin And Coriander
Technology
Local Radio
» 101.5 Radio Sonder Grense - Johannesburg (Gauteng)
» 5 FM (SABC)
» 90.5 Radio Khwezi - Greytown (KwaZulu-Natal)
» 94.0 East Coast Radio - Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)
» 94.2 OFM - Oranje FM - Bloemfontein
» 94.5 KFM - Cape Town (Western Cape)
» 94.7 Highveld - Gauteng (Gauteng) ZA ac
» 95.0 Radio Algoa//[R] - Somerset East (Eastern Cape)
» Radio 2000 (SABC)
» SATELITE Radio Channel Africa Worldwide - Pretoria (Gauteng)
Local Weather Forecast
» BBC Weather
» Reuters
Government Agencies
» Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
» Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC)
» Financial Services Board (FSB)
» Government
» South African Revenue Service (SARS)
» Statistics South Africa (Stats SA)
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