Diep River, Cape Town

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Diep River
Street map of Diep River
Street map of Diep River
Diep River is located in South Africa
Diep River
Diep River
 Diep River shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 34°2′3″S 18°27′52″E / 34.03417°S 18.46444°E / -34.03417; 18.46444Coordinates: 34°2′3″S 18°27′52″E / 34.03417°S 18.46444°E / -34.03417; 18.46444
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Cape Town
 • Total 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,515
 • Density 3,400/km2 (8,700/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 11.8%
 • Coloured 24.8%
 • Indian/Asian 0.7%
 • White 60.2%
 • Other 2.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 82.3%
 • Afrikaans 9.7%
 • Xhosa 1.0%
 • Other 6.9%
Postal code (street) 7800, 7945

Diep River is a suburb in Cape Town, South Africa. The suburb is named after the Diep River or Dieprivier in Afrikaans, that runs through the area. Diep River is bordered by Heathfield to the south and Plumstead to the north. Diep River railway station is on the main line from Cape Town to Simon's Town.


  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Diep River". Census 2011.