South Africa in a NutShell
South Africa is diverse country at the tip Africa- the world’s second largest and most populous continent. Bordered by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland, and with a population of around 48 million, South Africa is truly part of the African continent, and eleven official languages are recognised in our Constitution.
With a long coastline that stretches more than 2,500 kilometres across two oceans, and a climate that ranges from desert to subtropical, South Africa is truly a unique place to visit.
The country has emerged from a turbulent past, and since the first democratic elections in 1994, unity is sought through diversity in a place where all people are now equal.
The South African Police can be reached at any time on 10 111.
South Africa’s time is GMT + 2.
South Africa is serviced by many of the world’s major airlines with direct flights to Europe, America and the Middle East on a daily basis. South Africa’s three main gateway airports are:
Oliver Tambo International Airport previously known as Johannesburg International Airport
Cape Town International Airport
Durban International Airport
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