How to call South Africa from the USA/Canada:

dial 011 + 27 + phone number
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MoreCalling South Africa from the United States explained:

  • 011 - US Exit Code; dial first for international calls made from the USA or Canada
  • 27 - Country Code for South Africa
  • Phone Number (may not begin with 0) - 9 digits, area code included for fixed lines
  • sample call from US to a landline in Cape Town: 011 27 21 ??? ????

CodesArea Codes:

-fixed numbers only-
Alberton 11 Kimberley 53 Potchefstroom 18
Benoni 11 King William's Town 43 Pretoria 12
Bhisho 40 Klerksdorp 18 Randfontein 11
Bloemfontein 51 Kroonstad 56 Rustenburg 14
Boksburg 11 Krugersdorp 11 Somerset West 21
Botshabelo 51 Ladysmith 36 Soweto 11
Brakpan 11 Mabopane 12 Springs 11
Cape Town 21 Mdantsane 43 Tembisa 11
Carletonville 18 Nelspruit 13 Uitenhage 41
Centurion 12 Newcastle 34 Vanderbijlpark 16
Durban 31 Nigel 11 Ventersburg 57
East London 43 Paarl 21 Vereeniging 16
Empumalanga 13 Pietermaritzburg 33 Welkom 57
George 44 Pietersburg 15 Westonaria 11
Johannesburg 11 Port Elizabeth 41 Witbank 13
More South African area codes

Cell codesHow to dial to South Africa cellular:

  • dialing format for calls to a cell phone: 011 27 XX ??? ????
  • XX can be: 6X, 7X, 81, 82, 83, 84

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