De Waterkant

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De Waterkant
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Street map of De Waterkant
Street map of De Waterkant
De Waterkant is located in South Africa
De Waterkant
De Waterkant
 De Waterkant shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 33°54′55″S 18°25′08″E / 33.91528°S 18.41889°E / -33.91528; 18.41889Coordinates: 33°54′55″S 18°25′08″E / 33.91528°S 18.41889°E / -33.91528; 18.41889
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
 • Total 0.30 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 361
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 11.6%
 • Coloured 5.0%
 • Indian/Asian 5.5%
 • White 75.3%
 • Other 2.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 69.8%
 • Afrikaans 17.2%
 • Sotho 1.4%
 • Other 11.6%
Postal code (street) 8001

De Waterkant is a sub-district of the suburb of Green Point, Cape Town. The neighbourhood is adjacent to the Central Business District on the southeastern end of Somerset Road. From south, it is neighboured by the historically coloured district of Bo-Kaap.

De Waterkant is typically a sought-after address for young professionals, the upper-class gay and lesbian community and niche restaurants and retailers.


  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place De Waterkant". Census 2011. 

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