This dataset gathers all postal codes from South Africa. You can fetch it through GraphQL and APIs. Source: Geonames.
South Africa is the southernmost African country which is officially known as the Republic of South Africa. The country is bounded by the Indian Ocean and the South Atlantic, f Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, and Eswatini.
Postal Codes in South Africa
The postal code system of South Africa was introduced in October 1973. The postcodes system in the country came with the automated sorting introduction. Postal codes in South Africa consist of a 4-digit code. Mails can be delivered either to the PO Box or a physical address, especially in rural areas. It is because here, the option of street delivery isn't available.
Additionally, various private organizations use Private Bag Addresses, with which mail is dispatched to the holder via the main contractor. The last two digits of the postal codes in Africa represent the mode of delivery, in the case of large towns and cities. While the address 00 indicated PO Box and 01 street addresses.
Key facts about South Africa
South Africa is the 23rd most populous country globally, with more than 59 million people living here.
Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa.
Almost 80% of the residents here are of Black African ancestry. However, these are divided among different ethnic groups that used to speak various African languages. 20% of the population here consists of European descent, Multiracial, and Asian ancestry.
Culture in South Africa
South Africa is an amazing multiethnic society encompassing an amazing range of languages, religions, and cultures. South Africa is based on the black majority, and it has a significant number of rural inhabitants who lead impoverished lives largely. The cultural tradition survives strongly among these people. It is because black people have become Westernized and urbanized; ultimately, aspects of the culture here have declined.