Quick Info SOUTH AFRICA
Location: Southern Africa – and borders 6 different countries (Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland & Lesotho)
Language: There are 11 national languages with the majority of people speaking English, Afrikaans or Ndebele.
Get Here: via Plane with SkyScanner or on an Overland Tour booked through Tour Radar
Currency: South African Rand (ZAR) – check the latest exchange rate here
Electrical Plug Fixture: Type M & N (if you have a universal adapter, double-check if it is suitable for South Africa. If not you can pick up an adapter for around $3 in supermarkets in SA)
Capital City: South Africa has 3 capitals: Cape Town (legislative); Bloemfontein (judicial) and Pretoria (administrative).
Other Major Cities: Johannesburg, Durban, Nelspruit, Stellenbosch, Soweto, Port Elizabeth
Famous For: Nelson Mandela, Table Mountain, Boulders Beach, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Aghulas, Ostrich Farms, Jeffrey’s Bay, Kruger National Park, Shark Alley, Wineries & the Garden Route
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