Three Anchor Bay

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Three Anchor Bay
Drieankerbaai
Dutch Reformed Church in Three Anchor Bay
Dutch Reformed Church in Three Anchor Bay
Three Anchor Bay is located in Western Cape
Three Anchor Bay
Three Anchor Bay
 Three Anchor Bay shown within Western Cape
Location within Cape Town
Three Anchor Bay is located in Cape Town
Three Anchor Bay
Three Anchor Bay
Three Anchor Bay is located in South Africa
Three Anchor Bay
Three Anchor Bay
Three Anchor Bay (South Africa)
Three Anchor Bay is located in Africa
Three Anchor Bay
Three Anchor Bay
Three Anchor Bay (Africa)
Coordinates: 33°54′30″S 18°23′45″E / 33.90833°S 18.39583°E / -33.90833; 18.39583Coordinates: 33°54′30″S 18°23′45″E / 33.90833°S 18.39583°E / -33.90833; 18.39583
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Cape Town
Area[1]
 • Total 0.29 km2 (0.11 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,225
 • Density 7,700/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 14.9%
 • Coloured 8.9%
 • Indian/Asian 3.5%
 • White 67.8%
 • Other 5.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 67.9%
 • Afrikaans 16.4%
 • Xhosa 4.3%
 • Zulu 1.0%
 • Other 10.4%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 8005

Three Anchor Bay is a suburb of Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Small anchorage in Table Bay. The name, first encountered in 1661, possibly refers to anchors securing chains stretched as defence across the bay. The form Drieankerbaai is preferred for official purposes.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Three Anchor Bay". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 433. Retrieved 28 August 2013.