South Africa is located at the southern tip of Africa and is officially known as the Republic of South Africa. It is one of the most interesting and diverse countries in the world. There are a wide number of attractions in this country which include its natural beauty, sunshine and wildlife which attract a lot of tourists here from all over the globe. The vastly varied terrain of South Africa holds a rich variety of birds, animals and plants and is full of memorable experiences. Whether you want to enjoy a safari or the breathtaking drives or the beaches or the unspoiled wilderness, then South Africa is the right place for you.
South African rand (ZAR)
1,221,037 square km (471,443 square miles)
Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tswana, Tsonga, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu
Climate & Geography
Due to the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean surrounding South Africa from three sides, and an elevation which rises towards inwards inner lands, the climate is generally temperate. The influence of the ocean and the varied landscapes, different climate zones are formed.
Roads, Railways, Waterways and Airways are the commonly used modes of transportation. South Africa is well connected to the neighboring countries and outside world.
Tourist & Immigration Info
Contact the nearest South African Embassy for detailed and updated information on the visa rules.