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South Africa


Afrique du Sud (fr) | Südafrika (de) | Sudáfrica (es) | Sudafrica (it) | Zuid-Afrika (du) | África do Sul (pt)


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USEFUL INFORMATION
GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE
TIMEZONE
LGBTQ+ RELATED
TRAVEL RELATED
KEY INFORMATION

LGBTQ+ Equality Index  


Equality Index - Very High
Very High



LGBTQ Population (2018) - Estimated   

c.1.5 million



LGBTQ+ Dollar (2017) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$5.5 billion



Region

Southern Africa (Africa)



Capital


Pretoria

Pretoria (fr) | Pretoria (Tshwane) (de) | Pretoria (es) | Pretoria (it) | Bloemfontein (du) | Pretória ou Tshwane (pt)

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USEFUL INFORMATION


Dialling Codes
Telephone Dialling Code  

+27



Internet Suffix  

.za



Electricity  

220,230 volts

50 hertz




C | M


Languages
Language(s)  

Afrikaans, English, Southern Ndebele, Sesotho, Zulu, Northern Sotho, Tswana, Swazi, Venda, Tsonga



Currency  

NAME:


South African Rand


SYM:


R


DIVISION:


100 cents




POLICE:


polisie (afrikaans) | police (english) | amaphoyisa (southern ndebele) | mapolesa (sesotho) | amaphoyisa (zulu ) | mapolesa (northern sotho) | mapodisi (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)

FIRE:


vuur (afrikaans) | fire (english) | umlilo (southern ndebele) | mollo (sesotho) | umlilo (zulu ) | mollo (northern sotho) | molelô (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)

AMBULANCE:


ambulans (afrikaans) | ambulance (english) | ambulensi (southern ndebele) | ambulense (sesotho) | ambulensi (zulu ) | ambulense (northern sotho) | koloi ya balwetse (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)

HELP:

help (afrikaans) | help (english) | usizo (southern ndebele) | thusa (sesotho) | usizo (zulu ) | thusa (northern sotho) | thusa (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)



Member/Associate of an Economic/Security Group

United Nations

Organisation des Nations unies (ONU) (fr) | Vereinte Nationen (VN) (de) | Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) (es) | Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite (ONU) (it) | Verenigde Naties (VN) (du) | Organização das Nações Unidas (ONU) (pt)

African Union (AU)

Union Africaine (UA) (fr) | Afrikanische Union (AU) (de) | Unión Africana (UA) (es) | Unione Africana (UA) (it) | Afrikaanse Unie (AU) (du) | União Africana (UA) (pt)




GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE

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Capital

Pretoria

Pretoria (fr) | Pretoria (Tshwane) (de) | Pretoria (es) | Pretoria (it) | Bloemfontein (du) | Pretória ou Tshwane (pt)

Region

Southern Africa

Continent

Africa

Hemisphere

Southern

Surrounding Ocean(s)

Atlantic Ocean | Indian Ocean | Southern (Antartic) Ocean

Area (sq km)

1,219,912


Weather -Pretoria

(Climate Location)

Temperature Scale
Weather - Months
Monthly Average Temperatures



M1M2M3M4M5M6
HIGH28.4°C | 83.1°F28.4°C | 83.2°F27.3°C | 81.1°F25.1°C | 77.1°F23.2°C | 73.7°F20.3°C | 68.5°F
LOW16.4°C | 61.5°F16.1°C | 60.9°F14.6°C | 58.3°F11.8°C | 53.2°F8.4°C | 47.2°F5.4°C | 41.8°F

M7M8M9M10M11M12
HIGH20.3°C | 68.5°F23.2°C | 73.8°F27.3°C | 81.1°F28.4°C | 83.1°F28.6°C | 83.5°F28.9°C | 84°F
LOW4.9°C | 40.8°F7.5°C | 45.5°F11.2°C | 52.2°F13.4°C | 56.2°F14.7°C | 58.5°F16.2°C | 61.1°F


To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages.The abbreviations (M1, M2,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)


Seasons
Spring
M09-M11

Summer
M12-M02

Autumn
M3-M05

Winter
M06-M08


To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages (see above).
The abbreviations (M01, M02,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)



TIMEZONE


Timezone
Timezone  

UTC+2 (Africa/Johannesburg)

Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

No




LGBTQ+ RELATED

Community


LGBTQ Population (2018) - Estimated   

c.1.5 million

LGBTQ+ Dollar (2017) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$5.5 billion

Lesbian (L):

lesbiese (afrikaans) | lesbian (english) | lesbian (southern ndebele) | lesbiana (sesotho) | lesbian (zulu ) | lesbian (northern sotho) | lesbian (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)

Gay (G):

gay (afrikaans) | gay (english) | gay (southern ndebele) | gay (sesotho) | gay (zulu ) | ho ba le bashanyana (northern sotho) | setabane (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)

Bisexual (B):

biseksuele (afrikaans) | bisexual (english) | ngithanda abesilisa nabesifazane (southern ndebele) | dikamano tsa (sesotho) | ngithanda abesilisa nabesifazane (zulu ) | ho kopanela liphate (northern sotho) | bisexual (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)

Transgender (T):

transgender (afrikaans) | transgender (english) | transgender (southern ndebele) | transgender (sesotho) | transgender (zulu ) | transgender (northern sotho) | transgender (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)

Questioning (Q):

bevraagtekening (afrikaans) | questioning (english) | ukubuza imibuzo (southern ndebele) | lipotso (sesotho) | ukubuza imibuzo (zulu ) | lipotso (northern sotho) | potsô (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)



LGBTQ+ Equality Index

Equality Index - Very High
Very High

LGBTQ+ Illegal  

No

Anti-discrimination laws in place  

Yes (extensive)

Same-sex unions recognised  

Yes

Same-sex marriage allowed  

Yes



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TRAVEL RELATED

Airports
Total number of airports  

473

Total number of heliports  

4

Total number of seaplane bases  

0


Driving - which side  

Left

Driving - Side
International driving licence required  

Required

Main International Airports

(with three-word locations)

AIRPORT NAMEAIRPORT CODECITY/LOCALITYWHAT3WORDS
Cape Town International AirportCPT (iata) | FACT (icao)Cape Town/// zips.frizz.bottom
Durban International AirportDUR (iata) | FADN (icao)Durban/// smoker.reserves.huddled
OR Tambo-Johannesburg International AirportJNB (iata) | FAJS (icao)Johannesburg/// shrimp.ranches.graced
King Shaka International AirportDUR (iata) | FALE (icao)Durban/// boudoir.waitress.stable
Tambo International AirportJNB (iata) | FAOR (icao)Johannesburg/// shrimp.ranches.graced




KEY INFORMATION



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Region

Southern Africa
Continent

Africa


Telephone Dialling Code  

+27
Language(s)  

Afrikaans, English, Southern Ndebele, Sesotho, Zulu, Northern Sotho, Tswana, Swazi, Venda, Tsonga


Electricity  

220,230 volts | 50 hertz


Currency  

South African Rand
Currency - smallest denomination  

100 cents


Timezone  

UTC+2 (Africa/Johannesburg)
Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

No


Total number of airports  

473
Driving - which side  

Left



POLICE:

10 111

polisie (afrikaans) | police (english) | amaphoyisa (southern ndebele) | mapolesa (sesotho) | amaphoyisa (zulu ) | mapolesa (northern sotho) | mapodisi (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)



AMBULANCE:

10 177

ambulans (afrikaans) | ambulance (english) | ambulensi (southern ndebele) | ambulense (sesotho) | ambulensi (zulu ) | ambulense (northern sotho) | koloi ya balwetse (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)
FIRE:

10 177

vuur (afrikaans) | fire (english) | umlilo (southern ndebele) | mollo (sesotho) | umlilo (zulu ) | mollo (northern sotho) | molelô (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)



HELP:

help (afrikaans) | help (english) | usizo (southern ndebele) | thusa (sesotho) | usizo (zulu ) | thusa (northern sotho) | thusa (tswana) | - (swazi) | - (venda) | - (tsonga)




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