South Africa

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Quick Facts

  • Full name: Republic of South Africa
  • Population: 45.3 million (UN, 2005)
  • Capital: Pretoria
  • Area: 1.22 million sq km (470,693 sq miles)
  • Major languages: 11 official languages including English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, Setswana, Xhosa and Zulu
  • Major religion: Christianity, Islam, indigenous beliefs
  • Life expectancy: 47 years (men), 51 years (women)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Rand = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Gold, diamonds, metals and minerals, cars, machinery
  • GNI per capita: US $4,960 (World Bank, 2006)
  • Internet domain: .za
    International dialling code: +27
  • Contact Details

    Johannesburg website: http://www.joburgcoc.co.za/   

  • Central East Region website: http://www.ceregion.co.za/
  • North West Region website: http://www.nwregion.co.za/
  • Tshwane Region website: http://www.pretoriacoc.co.za
  • Cape Town website: http://www.ctcoc.co.za/

    Durban website: http://www.dbncoc.co.za/

    Port Elizabeth website: http://www.pecoc.co.za/

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