Country and Currency Information

South Africa
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Time Zone (GMT):+2
Capital City:Pretoria
Largest City:Johannesburg
Currency:South African Rand = 100 cents
Currency Code:ZAR
Banknote Denominations:10 / 20 / 50 / 100 / 200
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:20

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

South Africa
Monday 19 April 2021 2:30pm
Information on a major fire that has broken out on Table Mountain, affecting Newlands Forest, the University of Cape Town and the Vredehoek area ('Summary' page). New information on how to get a COVID-19 vaccine if you are over 60 and live in South Africa ('Coronavirus' page)

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