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South Africa, hosts to the 2010 World Cup Soccer, is recognised as one of the most beautiful countries on the planet. Home to astounding natural wonders, exotic wildlife, cultural diversity and spectacular scenery – not to mention glorious weather! South Africa is a first choice travel destination.

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Official Languages: The 11 official languages of South Africa are: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu.
Currency: South African Rand
Capital City: Cape Town is the legislative Capital, while Pretoria is the Executive Capital.
Size of Country: 1,220,088 sq km (5 times larger than Great Britain and 3 times the State of Texas).
Size of Population: 46 million people (2008)
Visa Requirements: USA, UK & EU Visitors to not require a visa to visit South Africa. Please check with the local South African Consulate or visit
Vaccinations: Malaria is endemic in the Lowveld of Mpumalanga and in Limpopo, Kwa-Zulu Natal, and also on the Maputaland coast If visiting these areas, please consult your doctor before arrival.
Tax: 14% Value Added Tax is included in all costs. Visitors can claim back this Tax for purchases in excess of R250.00 at central points in major centres and International Airports.
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted.
Service Charge: It is customary to add 10% Service Fee to all Food and beverage charges.
Time Zone: GMT +2
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