Public Holidays South Africa 2012

By | August 1, 2011

Public Holidays and National Holidays for South Africa in the year 2012

  • New Year’s Day is on Sunday, 1 January, 2012
  • ** Public holiday is on Monday, 2 January, 2012
  • Human Rights Day is on Wednesday, 21 March, 2012
  • Good Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday) is on Friday, 6 April, 2012
  • Family Day (Monday after Easter Sunday) is on Monday, 9 April, 2012
  • Freedom Day is on Friday, 27 April, 2012
  • Workers Day is on Tuesday, 1 May, 2012
  • Youth Day is on Saturday, 16 June, 2012
  • National Women’s Day is on Thursday, 9 August, 2012
  • Heritage Day is on Monday, 24 September, 2012
  • Day of Reconciliation is on Sunday, 16 December, 2012
  • ** Public holiday is on Monday, 17 December, 2012
  • Christmas Day is on Tuesday, 25 December, 2012
  • Day of Goodwill is on Wednesday, 26 December, 2012

** South Africa has 12 public holidays as determined by the Public Holidays Act (Act No 36 of 1994) [PDF]. The Act determines whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.

 

Facts and Infos about South Africa

  • Population: 50.5 million (UN, 2011)
  • Capital: Pretoria
  • Largest city: Johannesburg
  • Area: 1.22 million sq km (470,693 sq miles)
  • Money: 1 Rand = 100 cents
  • Internet domain: .za
  • International dialling code: +27

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