Strandfontein, Cape Town

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Not to be confused with Strandfontein, West Coast District.
Strandfontein
Strandfontein is located in South Africa
Strandfontein
Strandfontein
 Strandfontein shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 34°04′34″S 18°34′23″E / 34.076°S 18.573°E / -34.076; 18.573Coordinates: 34°04′34″S 18°34′23″E / 34.076°S 18.573°E / -34.076; 18.573
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Mitchells Plain
Area[1]
 • Total 8.22 km2 (3.17 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 758
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 7.7%
 • Coloured 88.4%
 • White 1.6%
 • Other 2.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 69.5%
 • English 21.9%
 • Xhosa 4.7%
 • Other 4.0%
Postal code (street) 7798
PO box 7788

Strandfontein is a seaside resort 8 km east of Muizenberg, on the northern shore of False Bay in the City of Cape Town municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

It was laid out in 1962. The name is Afrikaans for ‘beach spring’.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Strandfontein". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 419.