This is the dollar to rand rate on the FOREX market. The dollar to rand convertor doesn't show the exact exchange rate at which you could exchange your currency, because some commissions and taxes may exist.
South African Rand
South African Rand's currency symbol is "R" and its international code is "ZAR". This is the official currency in South Africa - legal tender for all debts there. One African rand could be devided into 100 cents. It is the currency of the Common Monetary Area between South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. It is also used for payments in Namibia, even it's not the official currency there.