Thornton, Cape Town

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Thornton
Street map of Thornton
Street map of Thornton
Thornton is located in South Africa
Thornton
Thornton
 Thornton shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 33°55′25″S 18°32′07″E / 33.92361°S 18.53528°E / -33.92361; 18.53528Coordinates: 33°55′25″S 18°32′07″E / 33.92361°S 18.53528°E / -33.92361; 18.53528
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Goodwood
Area[1]
 • Total 1.89 km2 (0.73 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 4,707
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 23.9%
 • Coloured 49.0%
 • Indian/Asian 3.7%
 • White 20.4%
 • Other 3.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 72.4%
 • Afrikaans 12.1%
 • Xhosa 8.0%
 • Tswana 1.1%
 • Other 6.5%
Postal code (street) 7460
PO box 7485
Area code 021

Thornton is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, situated 10 kilometres (6 mi) east of the city centre adjacent to Pinelands. According to the 2001 Census it has a population of 4,751 people.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Thornton". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Thornton". Census 2001. City of Cape Town. Retrieved 11 January 2012.