Bakoven

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Bakoven
Bakoven is located in Western Cape
Bakoven
Bakoven
 Bakoven shown within Western Cape
Location within Cape Town
Bakoven is located in Cape Town
Bakoven
Bakoven
Bakoven is located in South Africa
Bakoven
Bakoven
Bakoven (South Africa)
Bakoven is located in Africa
Bakoven
Bakoven
Bakoven (Africa)
Coordinates: 33°57′47″S 18°22′55″E / 33.963°S 18.382°E / -33.963; 18.382Coordinates: 33°57′47″S 18°22′55″E / 33.963°S 18.382°E / -33.963; 18.382
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Area[1]
 • Total 1.35 km2 (0.52 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,209
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 10.6%
 • Coloured 3.4%
 • Indian/Asian 2.2%
 • White 82.6%
 • Other 1.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 72.6%
 • Afrikaans 14.2%
 • Xhosa 1.7%
 • Other 11.5%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 8005

Bakoven is a settlement on the west coast of the Cape Peninsula, south of Camps Bay. 'Baking oven', possibly after an off shore rock of that shape; the name is Dutch in origin.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Bakoven". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 63. Retrieved 28 August 2013.