How do I ring South Africa?


There are a few different ways to ring South Africa, depending on what your purpose is. If you need to make a phone call, you can use a VoIP service like Skype or Viber, or you can use a calling card. If you want to send a letter or postcard, you can use the South African Postal Service.

There are a few different ways to call South Africa from the United Kingdom, depending on what type of phone service you have and whether you want to use a calling card.

If you have a regular landline phone service, you can dial South Africa’s country code (27), followed by the area code for the city you’re trying to reach, and then the local seven-digit phone number. For example, if you’re trying to reach a phone number in Johannesburg, you would dial 011 27 11, followed by the seven-digit local phone number.

If you have a mobile phone, you can either dial the same number as you would for a landline (27, followed by the area code and local number), or you can use the ‘+’ sign to add South Africa’s country code directly to your mobile phone’s contact list. For example, you could add the following number to your contacts list: +27 11 xxx xxxx, which would enable you to dial Johannesburg directly by pressing ‘+’ and then selecting the contact.

If you want to use a calling card to call South Africa from the UK, you can do so by dialing the access number for your calling card, followed by South Africa’s country code (27), and then the area code and local number you’re trying to reach.


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