South Africa: Country Code (Prefix/Dialing Code)

South Africa

South Africa country code (prefix) or dialing code with an interactive map and travel information to explore South Africa.


Telephone calls to South Africa

The + initiates an international call, followed by the country code (here 27 for South Africa). Alternatively, in most countries (with some exceptions, for example, USA, Canada, Australia, and Russia) 00 can also be used to initiate a foreign call.

+27 ... ....... International format (recommended, always possible)
00 27 ... ....... From most European countries
011 27 ... ....... From the USA
011 27 ... ....... From Canada
0011 27 ... ....... From Australia
810 27 ... ....... From Russia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
119 27 ... ....... From Cuba

Travel information for South Africa


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Chris Collingwood aus South Africa (1967-2011)

June 4, 2014, 8:06 am

Be very careful using a GPS to travel from Johannesburg Airport (OR Tambo International Airport) to the Financial district (Sandton). The default/shortest/quickest route will take you through an area of extreme poverty and expose you to serious personal safety risks.

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