Bishop Lavis

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Bishop Lavis
Bishop Lavis is located in South Africa
Bishop Lavis
Bishop Lavis
 Bishop Lavis shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 33°56′55″S 18°34′33″E / 33.94861°S 18.57583°E / -33.94861; 18.57583Coordinates: 33°56′55″S 18°34′33″E / 33.94861°S 18.57583°E / -33.94861; 18.57583
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Area[1]
 • Total 2.58 km2 (1.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 26,482
 • Density 10,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 1.9%
 • Coloured 97.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.3%
 • White 0.0%
 • Other 0.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 86.4%
 • English 12.0%
 • Other 1.5%
Postal code (street) 7490
Area code 021

Bishop Lavis is a suburb of Cape Town, located 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of the city centre near Cape Town International Airport. It had, as of 2001, a population of 44,419 people, of whom 97% described themselves as Coloured, and 90% spoke Afrikaans while 9% spoke English.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Bishop Lavis". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Bishop Lavis". Census 2001. City of Cape Town. Retrieved 20 March 2012.