Flag of South Africa and ts-ZA

Locale Code: ts-ZA

The locale code represents Tsonga language in South Africa country.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive ts-ZA locale data for South Africa
Country NameSouth Africa
Country Name (Local)Suid-Afrika / South Africa / Sewula Afrika
Country Flag🇿🇦
Country Area1221037 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)ZA
Language NameTsonga
Language Name (Local)Xitsonga
Language Code (ISO 639-1)ts
RegionSouthern Africa
Capital NamePretoria
Capital Latitude-25.74486
Capital Longitude28.18783
Postal Code Format####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{4})$


The currency used for the locale code ts-ZA is South African Rand.

Currency information for South Africa and ts-ZA locale
Currency NameSouth African Rand
Currency Name (Local)South African rand
Currency CodeZAR
Currency SymbolR
Currency Numeric710
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCents


South Africa has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+02:00.



South Africa shares borders with 6 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'ts-ZA' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, ts_ZA is a locale code for Tsonga language in South Africa. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.