how far is uk from south africa


South Africa is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is bordered by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho. It has a long coastline that stretches along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans. The country is about the same size as France.

The Republic of South Africa is a parliamentary democracy. The head of state is the president, who is elected by the National Assembly. The National Assembly is made up of 400 members, who are elected by the people. The president appoints the Cabinet, which is responsible for running the government.

The official languages of South Africa are English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, Setswana, Swati, Tshivenda, Xitsonga and Zulu.

South Africa has a population of about 55 million people. The majority of the population is black (80%), followed by whites (9%), coloureds (8%) and Asians (3%).

The capital of South Africa is Pretoria. Other major cities include Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Bloemfontein.

The currency of South Africa is the rand (R).

South Africa is a land of great diversity. It is home to a variety of people, cultures and natural wonders. The country has a rich history and a bright future.

South Africa is a great place to visit. It has something to offer everyone. Whether you are looking for adventure, culture, history or just a relaxing holiday, South Africa is the place for you.

South Africa is a country located at the southernmost tip of the African continent. It is bordered by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho. It also has a long coastline along the Atlantic and Indian oceans. The country is slightly less than twice the size of France.

The capital city of South Africa is Pretoria. Other major cities include Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth.

The official languages of South Africa are English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, Setswana, Swati, Tshivenda, Xitsonga, Zulu and others.

The population of South Africa is about 50 million people. The majority of the population is black African, followed by white African, coloured African, Indian and Asian.

The currency of South Africa is the rand (R).

The climate in South Africa varies from region to region. The coastal regions have a milder climate, while the inland regions are hotter and drier.

South Africa is a member of the Commonwealth and is a republic with a parliamentary system of government. The head of state is the President, who is elected by the National Assembly (the lower house of parliament).

The economy of South Africa is the second largest in Africa and is diversified. The main industries are mining (gold, diamonds, platinum), manufacturing, agriculture and tourism.

South Africa is a popular tourist destination, with attractions such as Kruger National Park, Table Mountain, Robben Island and the Garden Route.

The time zone in South Africa is UTC+2.

The electrical voltage in South Africa is 220-230 volts AC. The plug types used are 15 or 20 Amp three-pin plugs (the same as used in the UK).

The calling code for South Africa is +27.

The international dialling code for the UK is +44. To call from the UK to South Africa, dial 00 27, followed by the South African number (omitting the first 0).

The distance from the UK to South Africa is about 8,000 miles (13,000 kilometres).


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