Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

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Southern Suburbs
Claremont Civic Centre
Claremont Civic Centre
Southern Suburbs is located in South Africa
Southern Suburbs
Southern Suburbs
 Southern Suburbs shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 33°59′0″S 18°28′30″E / 33.98333°S 18.47500°E / -33.98333; 18.47500Coordinates: 33°59′0″S 18°28′30″E / 33.98333°S 18.47500°E / -33.98333; 18.47500
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town

The Southern Suburbs are a group of suburbs in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. This group includes Rondebosch, Claremont, Plumstead, Ottery, Wynberg, Newlands, Constantia and Bishopscourt, and to some aspects Pinelands and Observatory too.

Cape Town's Southern Suburbs lie to the Southeast of the slopes of Table Mountain within rich valleys and vast plains reaching from just south of the Table Bay industrial neighbourhoods in the north to the False Bay coastal suburbs and the Cape Peninsula cliffs to the south, and are crossed North-South by the M5 and M3 motorways. In general this area is identified as being the more affluent of the Cape Town Metropolis' sections and includes the city's most expensive residential neighbourhoods.

The majority of the Southern Suburbs' just over 100,000 inhabitants (as of 2001) is white English-speaking.