Heathfield, Cape Town
|Municipality||City of Cape Town|
|Main Place||Cape Town|
|• Councillor||Denis Joseph (Ward 71) (DA)
Johannes Burger (Ward 72) (DA)
|• Total||1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi)|
|• Density||4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||11.8%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Postal code (street)||7945|
Heathfield is bordered by Retreat to the south and Diep River to the north, and was named for the many varieties of heath that grew and still grow here. It is situated on the Cape Flats, a large area of unconsolidated sand.
Main Road (which runs from Central Cape Town through to Simon's Town) runs along the west of Heathfield.