Useful city information for Johannesburg:

Country South Africa
Capital City Pretoria
Voltage/Frequency  220/230V, 50Hz
Currency  South African Rand (ZAR)
Country Population (2010)  49,109,107
GDP per Capita  $6,084
British Embassy/Consulate +27124217500
American Embassy/Consulate +27112903000


Electrical connections

Johannesburg Airport travel information:

City Airport(s)  O R Tambo International Airport (JNB)
Distance from Airport to city 22km (14mls)
Approx time/cost by Bus 40mins / ZAR 45  (to SAA Centre) reported to be operational
Approx time/cost by Taxi 30mins / ZAR 380-460
Approx time/cost by Train Not available
Approx time/cost by Underground-Metro Not available

Business Etiquette Guidance and Tips

1) Following first greeting it is practice to swap business cards.
2) Do not interrupt a South African while they are speaking.
3) After a meeting, send a letter summarizing what was decided and the next steps.
4) Business attire is becoming more informal in many companies. However, for the first meeting, it is best to dress more conservatively.

6 Day Weather Forecast For Johannesburg

Public Holidays 2015:

Total Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
 (12)  1 - 21 3,26,27  1 16 - 9  24 - - 16,25,26

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Keith W. Jones founder of the Link Me Group of companies has vast experience in International Business. With over 20 years experience behind him, heading up subsidiaries of multimillion dollar companies in Europe, Asia and directed Global Distribution Management Teams.