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Tamboerskloof seen from Tafelberg Road on Table Mountain
Tamboerskloof seen from Tafelberg Road on Table Mountain
Tamboerskloof is located in Western Cape
Tamboerskloof is located in South Africa
Coordinates: 33°55′45″S 18°24′15″E / 33.92917°S 18.40417°E / -33.92917; 18.40417Coordinates: 33°55′45″S 18°24′15″E / 33.92917°S 18.40417°E / -33.92917; 18.40417
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
MunicipalityCity of Cape Town
Main PlaceCape Town
 • TypeSubcouncil 16 / Ward 77
 • CouncillorBrandon Golding (DA)
 • Total1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
 • Total2,984
 • Density2,900/km2 (7,400/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African14.7%
 • Coloured5.1%
 • Indian/Asian1.6%
 • White75.8%
 • Other2.7%
First languages (2011)
 • English62.6%
 • Afrikaans27.6%
 • Other9.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
Area code021
A view of Tamboerskoof

Tamboerskloof is a neighbourhood and suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.[2] It lies on the slopes of Lion's Head and Signal Hill, adjacent to the neighbourhoods of Gardens and Bo-Kaap. Tamboerskloof is one of the contiguous group of neighbourhoods referred to as the City Bowl.

Neighbourhood Watch[edit]

There is a very active neighbourhood watch called Tamboerskloof Neighbourhood Watch (TBKWatch) which assists the community with volunteer patrols, a radio network, a CCTV network and reporting of service issues such as out of order street lights, traffic lights, potholes, and blocked drains. They work very closely with a community control room (Watchcom), the South African Police Service, City of Cape Town Metro Police, nearby City Improvement Districts, as well as local armed response companies.[citation needed]


Several schools can be found within Tamboerskloof, including:


According to the 2001 Census, the population of Tamboerskloof was 2 921. The following tables show various demographic data about Tamboerskloof from that census.[4]

Gender Population %
Female 1 375 47.07%
Male 1 546 52.93%
Ethnic Group
Group Population %
Black African 166 5.68%
Coloured 168 5.75%
Indian/Asian 27 0.92%
White 2 559 87.61%
Home Language
Language Population %
English 1 914 65.53%
Afrikaans 693 23.72%
Xhosa 58 1.99%
Other African languages 35 1.20%
Other languages 221 7.57%


  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Tamboerskloof". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Official planning suburbs". Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Location of School" (Archive). German International School Cape Town. Retrieved 8 August 2015. Address: "28 Bay View Avenue, Tamboerskloof, 8001, Kapstadt, Südafrika" Directions in German (Archive), Main campus building map (Archive), Main campus direction map (Archive).
  4. ^ "Tamboerskloof". City of Cape Town - Census 2001. City of Cape Town. Retrieved 10 March 2010.

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