Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.51 ZAR (15 April 2019).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).
Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.51 ZAR (15 April 2019).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).


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1936 – 2018
South Africa

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Announcement

Date of this Communique: March 15, 2019

Voting abroad in the 2019 national elections

Voting abroad is scheduled for Saturday 27 April 2019 from 7:00 to 19:00 at embassies, high commissions and consuls of the RSA.Read more...

Announcement

April 15, 2019

Mission and Consular closures

Please note that in observance of Good Friday and Family Day, the South African High Commission in Ottawa and the Consulate-General in Toronto will be closed on Friday, 19th April and Monday, 22nd April 2019. The Mission and Consulate will resume normal duties on Tuesday, 23nd April. Please plan your visit accordingly. For emergencies only, please contact (343) 997-2021 or (647) 993-5933.

Latest News

April 17, 2019

South Africa to introduce Fourth Industrial Revolution affiliate centre in September

South Africa and the World Economic Forum (WEF) have signed a host government accord to establish an affiliate centre of the WEF's Fourth Industrial Revolution Centre (C4IR). Read more...

Latest News

April 14, 2019

President Ramaphosa to hand over schools in KZN

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday officiate the handover of three primary schools in the province of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Read more...















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Tel: (613) 744 0330
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