Given below is the dialing procedure to call South Africa From Nigeria. You will find information on how to make an international call from Nigeria to South Africa fixed line number or mobile number.

Calling South Africa From Nigeria - Direct Dialing Numbers

To make a direct call to South Africa From Nigeria, you need to follow the international dialing format given in the box below. The dialing format is same for calling South Africa mobile or land line from Nigeria.

To call South Africa from Nigeria, dial:
009 - 27 - Area Code - Land Phone Number
009 - 27 - 9 Digit Mobile Number

Follow the above dialing format while making a call From Nigeria to South Africa

  • 009 - Exit code for Nigeria, and is needed for making any international call from Nigeria
  • 27 - ISD Code or Country Code of South Africa
  • Area code - There are 36 area codes in South Africa. If there is an area code dial area code of the city in South Africa you are calling after dialing ISD Code. If there is no area code dial the Recipient's Telephone Number after ISD Code.

How to call a mobile number in South Africa from Nigeria:

Given below is how you call an international call to a mobile phone number in South Africa from Nigeria

• 009 + 27 + 6? ??? ????
• 009 + 27 + 7? ??? ????
• 009 + 27 + 8? ??? ????

South Africa - Emergency Numbers

10111 - Police
10177 - Ambulance
10111 - Fire

South Africa ISD Code :
The Country code or ISD code of South Africa is 27.

South Africa Area Codes

There are 36 area codes in South Africa. You need to know the South Africa Area Codes to make an international call to South Africa from Nigeria.

Enter Place Name to Find Area Code

009 - 27 - 17 - TEL #

* Ignore the number within bracket while calling South Africa from another country. The number within bracket is to be dialed along with area code only while calling within South Africa

City / RegionArea Code
Cape Town(0)21
Richards Bay(0)35
Port Shepstone(0)39
East London(0)43

Complete list of South Africa Area codes

When to call South Africa from Nigeria

Know the time difference between South Africa and Nigeria to schedule calls in order to avoid untimely calls.

Current time in Nigeria :
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018, 10:37 PM +01:00

Current time in South Africa :
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018, 11:37 PM +02:00

Nigeria time is 1 hour behind South Africa time

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