Heideveld

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Heideveld
Heideveld is located in South Africa
Heideveld
Heideveld
 Heideveld shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 33°58′S 18°33′E / 33.967°S 18.550°E / -33.967; 18.550Coordinates: 33°58′S 18°33′E / 33.967°S 18.550°E / -33.967; 18.550
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Athlone, Cape Town
Area[1]
 • Total 1.82 km2 (0.70 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 17,388
 • Density 9,600/km2 (25,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 5.3%
 • Coloured 92.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.8%
 • White 0.1%
 • Other 1.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 63.1%
 • English 34.4%
 • Xhosa 1.2%
 • Other 1.3%
Postal code (street) 7764

Heideveld is a town or suburb in the Athlone part of Cape Town, South Africa. Its name means "heath-field".

Location[edit]

It is located in the Cape Town Metro area. It is surrounded by several divisions of itself including Vangurd Estate to the south, Welcome Estate to the east and south-east, Heideveld Station to the north and Surrey Estate to the west.

Government facilities[edit]

Heideveld has quite a few government facilities contrary to its size. A day hospital situated in the main road of Heidveld Road opposite the main flats. A train station at its North most point. It has five Primary schools: Woodlands Primary school in Heideveld, Vanguard Primary in vanguard, Estate Welcome Primary in Welcome, Estate Heideveld Primary on Modderdam Road, and Surrey Primary in Surry Estate.

It also has Big soccer field that accommodates for an annual Sunday League. The players consists of the surrounding areas like Surrey Estate, Gatesvile, Rylands etc.

References[edit]

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