Green Point, Cape Town
Street map of Green Point
|Municipality||City of Cape Town|
|Main Place||Cape Town|
|• Total||2.01 km2 (0.78 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,700/km2 (6,900/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||23.3%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Postal code (street)||8051|
Green Point is an affluent suburb of Cape Town, South Africa located to the north west of the central business district. It is a popular residential area for young professionals and for the Cape Town gay and lesbian community, incorporating the gay village of De Waterkant. Many new mid-rise apartment and mixed-use developments have gone up in recent years. Somerset Road forms the main thoroughfare lined by numerous restaurants, cafés, boutiques and nightclubs.
The Cape Town Stadium was constructed on Green Point Common for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Numerous infrastructural developments were made, with the upgrade to Helen Suzman Boulevard and the new Granger Bay Boulevard being constructed, along with a massive investment in creating an urban park around the stadium.
Places of interest
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