South Africa - Country code = +27
codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963. The term ZIP
, an acronym for Zone Improvement Plan
, was chosen to suggest that the mail travels more efficiently, and therefore more quickly (zipping along), when senders use the code in the postal address.
To call South Africa from the U.S., just follow these dialing instructions: First dial 011
, the U.S. exit code. Next dial 27, the country code for South Africa. Then dial the 2-digit area code (see sample calling code list below) followed by the 7-digit phone number.
Telephone Code 27. South Africa
telephone code 27 is used to make international calls from South Africa
. You may also see 27 referred to as the South Africa country
phone code, or South Africa
international calling code.