South Africa Country Code 27

Country Codes
South Africa
+27 / ZA / ZAF
Local time
South Africa
South Africa
57 779 622
Emergency phone number
South Africa
10 111
Country Calling Code: +27
E.164 (Country Code): 27
Emergency phone number: 10 111
Local Time: 08:01
Population: 57 779 622
Land Area: 1 219 912 KM2

South Africa country codes

South Africa has three different country codes, one of those is the numeric country code +27 which is what you dial before the phone number when you call a phone number in South Africa from abroad. The two others are the ISO-codes ZA and ZAF.

How to call a phone number in South Africa

South Africa's country code is 27. If you are calling South Africa from abroad, you must either write a plus sign (+) or two zeros (00) followed by its country code (+27 or 0027).
We have 624 telephone numbers from 17 different areas in South Africa stored in our database.

In case of emergency

South Africa has different emergency numbers depending on type of emergency. Call 10 111 for police, Call 10 177 for fire brigade and 10 177 for ambulance.

Local time and other details

Local time in South Africa is 08:01. South Africa has a land area of 1 219 912 KM2 and a population of 57 779 622 citiciens *2021-08-22.

Area code Area name
027 Alexander Bay/Calvinia/Clanwilliam/Namaqualand/Port Nolloth/Springbok/Vredendal
040 Alice/Bhisho
051 Aliwal North/Bloemfontein/Far eastern part of Eastern Cape/Southern and Central Free State
023 Beaufort West/Karoo/Robertson/Worcester
012 Brits/Tshwane
013 Bronkhorstspruit/Eastern Gauteng/Middelburg/Nelspruit/Northern and Western Mpumalanga/Witbank
047 Butterworth/Eastern part of Eastern Cape/Mthatha
021 Cape Town/Gordons Bay/Somerset West/Stellenbosch
031 Durban
043 East London
010 Johannesburg
033 KwaZulu Natal Midlands/Pietermaritzburg
014 Modimolle/Northern North West and Southwestern Limpopo/Rustenburg
015 Northern and Eastern Limpopo/Polokwane
041 Port Elizabeth/Uitenhage
016 Vaal Triangle
Unspecified Area Unspecified Area