Vredehoek

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Vredehoek
Vredehoek seen from Signal Hill
Vredehoek seen from Signal Hill
Vredehoek is located in South Africa
Vredehoek
Vredehoek
 Vredehoek shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 33°56′15″S 18°25′30″E / 33.93750°S 18.42500°E / -33.93750; 18.42500Coordinates: 33°56′15″S 18°25′30″E / 33.93750°S 18.42500°E / -33.93750; 18.42500
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Cape Town
Area[1]
 • Total 0.94 km2 (0.36 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,556
 • Density 3,800/km2 (9,800/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 8.8%
 • Coloured 5.6%
 • Indian/Asian 2.0%
 • White 80.4%
 • Other 3.2%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 71.1%
 • Afrikaans 18.3%
 • Other 10.6%
Postal code (street) 8001
The City Bowl with the suburbs of Devil's Peak, Vredehoek (and the three Disa Park towers in the background), Oranjezicht and The Gardens, with Molteno Dam in the foreground.

Vredehoek (Afrikaans: "corner of peace" or "peace corner"[2]) is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa located in the City Bowl, on the slopes of Table Mountain, between Devil's Peak and Oranjezicht. The suburb was proclaimed after the first world war and expatriates from many European countries settled here after peace was declared. It is popular among dual income households, yet to have children[2] and the suburb has been going through an urban revival as older blocks of flats are being replaced with high-quality apartments.[2]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 Census, the population of Vredehoek was 10 618. The following tables show various demographic data about Vredehoek from that census.[3]

Gender
Gender Population %
Female 2 763 53.00%
Male 2 450 47.00%
Ethnic Group
Group Population %
Black African 353 6.77%
Coloured 474 9.09%
Indian/Asian 72 1.38%
White 4 314 82.75%
Home Language
Language Population %
English 3 764 72.20%
Afrikaans 908 17.42%
Xhosa 177 3.40%
Other African languages 93 1.78%
Other languages 271 5.20%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Vredehoek". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c http://www.sa-venues.com/attractionswc/vredehoek.php
  3. ^ "Vredehoek". City of Cape Town - Census 2001. City of Cape Town. Retrieved 10 March 2010.