Time In South Africa Now


Thursday, 2nd of February 2023
South Africa Time Current time in South Africa with seconds according to the official atomic clock.
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What Time in South Africa Now

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What Time is It in South Africa

Many of those who ask what time is it in South Africa now want to make a call at a more convenient time.

We have some useful links at the bottom of the page collected for you by the experts on our team.

In this section you will learn the main facts about the current time in South Africa.
The IANA time zone identifier for South Africa is Africa/Johannesburg.

Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time (DST) is not used in South Africa.

Without DST clocks do not change in South Africa, keeping the same UTC offset throughout the year.

Facts About South Africa
  • Time Zones: 2
  • Continent: Africa
  • Country: Republic of South Africa
  • Administrative Capital: Pretoria
  • Judicial Capital: Bloemfontein
  • Legislative Capital: Cape Town
  • Largest City: Johannesburg
  • Dial Code: +27
  • Latitude: 25°44′46″S
  • Longitude: 28°11′17″E
  • Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)
  • Abbreviations: ZA, ZAF
  • Population: 60,142,978
  • Official Language: English, Zulu, Swazi, Afrikaans

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Information for Travelers

South Africa is a country in the extreme south of the African continent that has many very different ecosystems.

The safari destination inside the Kruger National Park is home to great wildlife.

In the Western Cape, there are beaches, lush vineyards around Stellenbosch and Paarl.

South Africa is a great place to go on safari for the first time.

Visit the rugged cliffs at Cape of Good Hope, forests and ponds along the Garden Route and Cape Town below Table Mountain.

You'll find classic African scenery: golden savannah, wide gaping gorges and hauntingly beautiful deserts, as well as an impressive cast of African creatures.

In addition to the big name game parks of Kruger and the Transfrontier Kgalagadi Park (Kalahari), South Africa is home to some of the most luxurious private game reserves and lodges in the world.

A fusion of South Africa's Kalahari Gemsbok National Park and Botswana's Gemsbok National Park, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is one of the largest wilderness areas in the world.

Wildlife lovers from all corners of the globe visit South Africa in search of the "Big Five": lion, buffalo, leopard, rhino and elephant, and often they find and more.


Cape Town, South Africa, is one of the most breathtaking cities on the planet.

Nature surrounds this multicultural city, which nestles between a rugged range of mountains and the sea.

One of Cape Town's main attractions is visiting Table Mountain, the flat peak that dominates the city.

For a spectacular view, hike to the summit, or glide atop the cable car. The hour-long walk to Lion's Head also offers panoramic views of the city.

On the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, the magnificent Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Stellenbosch is one of the most picturesque towns in South Africa. A mosaic of farms, old oak trees and whitewashed Cape Dutch homes, it is one of the best preserved cities from the Dutch East India Company era.

Stellenbosch is one of the most picturesque towns in South Africa. A mosaic of farms, old oak trees and whitewashed Cape Dutch homes, it is one of the best preserved cities from the Dutch East India Company era.

Cape Town's coast is also full of natural beauty.

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