South Africa is part of Africa with main city at
Cape Town. Its Developing country with a
population of 56M people. The main currency is Rand. The languages
spoken are Southern Sotho, Swati, Tswana, Tsonga and Venda. the Republic of South Africa is the formal name of South Africa It is adviced to Exercise a high degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~22.99 °C 🌧 ~65.20 mm 👨👩👦👦 56M people
⚠️ Travel advice
Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed our travel advice for South Africa and added new information under Entry and exit conditions. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise a high degree of caution in South Africa.
issued date: November 15, 2019
South Africa uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D, Type M and Type N.
The languages that are typically spoken are Southern Sotho, Swati, Tswana, Tsonga and Venda
💱 Currencies Used
South Africa uses the South African rand (symbol: R), code ZAR.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 rand. Rand is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 rand and 50, 20 and 10 cents.
Automatic teller machines are very common in South Africa. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Expected to tip Tipping is expected in South Africa since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages.