South Africa Area Codes

Number structure

South AfricaCode of RegionNumber

List of area codes

RegionArea Code
Alexander Bay/Calvinia/Clanwilliam/Namaqualand/Port Nolloth/Springbok/27
Aliwal North/Bloemfontein/Far eastern part of Eastern Cape/Southern an51
Ballito/KwaZulu Natal coast/Stanger/Tongaat/Verulam32
Bathurst/Southern and eastern parts of Eastern Cape/Grahamstown/Kenton46
Beaufort West/Karoo/Robertson/Worcester23
Bethlehem/Eastern Free State58
Boland/Malmesbury/Vredenburg/Western coast of Western Cape22
Bronkhorstspruit/Eastern Gauteng/Middelburg/Nelspruit/Northern and Wes13
Butterworth/Eastern part of Eastern Cape/Mthatha47
Caledon/Hermanus/Southern coast of Western Cape/Swellendam28
Cape Town/Gordons Bay/Somerset West/Stellenbosch21
Cradock/Northern part of Eastern Cape/Steynsburg48
East London43
Eastern part of Northern Cape/Far western part of North West/Kimberley53
Eastern Pondoland/Port Shepstone/Southern coast of KwaZulu Natal39
Ermelo/Secunda/Southern Mpumalanga17
Garden Route/George/Knysna/Mossel Bay/Oudtshoorn/Plettenberg Bay44
Graaff-Reinet/Western part of Eastern Cape49
Jeffreys Bay/Humansdorp/Southern and central Eastern Cape42
Johannesburg10, 11
Kroonstad/Parys/Northern Free State56
KwaZulu Natal Midlands/Pietermaritzburg33
Modimolle/Northern North West and Southwestern Limpopo/Rustenburg14
Newcastle/Northern KwaZulu Natal/Vryheid34
Northern and Eastern Limpopo/Polokwane15
Northern and eastern parts of Eastern Cape/Queenstown45
Northern Free State Goldfields/Welkom57
Port Elizabeth/Uitenhage41
Richards Bay/St. Lucia/Ulundi/Zululand35
Vaal Triangle16

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