Blue Downs

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Blue Downs
An aerial photograph of Blue Downs in the foreground and Mfuleni laying just beyond. Picture is taken of these two areas stretching to the west towards Table Mountain. Ikweze Park (on the left) and Delft (to the right) lay beyond.
An aerial photograph of Blue Downs in the foreground and Mfuleni laying just beyond. Picture is taken of these two areas stretching to the west towards Table Mountain. Ikweze Park (on the left) and Delft (to the right) lay beyond.
Blue Downs is located in South Africa
Blue Downs
Blue Downs
 Blue Downs shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 34°0′0″S 18°41′51″E / 34.00000°S 18.69750°E / -34.00000; 18.69750Coordinates: 34°0′0″S 18°41′51″E / 34.00000°S 18.69750°E / -34.00000; 18.69750
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Government
 • Type Metropolitan City Council
 • Councillor Cynthia Claasen (Ward 19) (DA)
Bert Van Dalen (Ward 14) (DA)
Area[1]
 • Total 24.57 km2 (9.49 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 92,330
 • Density 3,800/km2 (9,700/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 22.9%
 • Coloured 74.9%
 • Indian/Asian 0.5%
 • White 0.3%
 • Other 1.3%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 63.6%
 • Xhosa 17.0%
 • English 15.8%
 • Other 3.5%
Postal code (street) 7100
PO box 7105
Area code 021

Blue Downs is a suburb of the Cape Town, South Africa. It is part of the Oosterberg sub-region of the city and is located on the Cape Flats.

The suburb is one of the outlying areas of Cape Town that has been targeted by the Western Cape provincial government for development. Planned developments include improved public transportation for the area and the building of additional schools.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Blue Downs". Census 2011.