About South Africa – An Overview
Here is a quick overview of South Africa and what makes this such a a special and beautiful country.
Total Land Surface Area
Main Economic Sectors
Languages: We have 11 Official Languages in South Africa
We use SAST – South African Standard Time. Check out https://24timezones.com/
Capitals of SA
We have 3 recognised official capitals in South Africa
- Pretoria (administrative)
- Cape Town (legislative)
- Bloemfontein (judicial)
We have 9 provinces you can explore on your motorbike travel adventures.
- Eastern Cape
- Free State
- Northern Cape
- North West
- Western Cape
People of South Africa
Click here to read more about the people of South Africa.
Calling & Communication in SA
Click here to get more information about calling and communication in SA and how to call to and from SA.
Currency & Money
We use Rand (ZAR) – 100 cents = 1 rand
Please see our post on SA Currency & Money for more info.
Driving in SA
Click here to read more about the rules and regulations of driving in South Africa while doing a motorbike tour in SA.
Flights to & in SA
Click here for more info on Flights to SA and where to book and who to fly when planning your motorcycle trip.
Health & Emergencies
Click here for more information regarding our Health system and what to do in a medical emergency in SA.
South African Weather
Click here to read more about our beautiful weather in South Africa.
Visas & South Africa
Click here for more information on Visas & South Africa and what you need to know before booking your motorcycle trip to SA.
South African Food
Click here to read more about our delicious world famous cuisines and food of South Africa (coming soon).
Contact GS Africa today for any more information or queries and we would love to be of assistance to ensure that you motorcycle rental or bike travel experience is as smooth and hassle-free as possible.
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