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Location Gardens, Cape Town
Coordinates 33°56′17″S 18°24′22″E / 33.938°S 18.406°E / -33.938; 18.406Coordinates: 33°56′17″S 18°24′22″E / 33.938°S 18.406°E / -33.938; 18.406

Leeuwenhof is an estate in the Gardens area of Cape Town, South Africa. It is the official residence of the Premier of the Western Cape.[1] Leeuwenhof was originally a farmhouse dating to the time of the Dutch East India Company's rule of Cape Town. It includes a Slave Quarters which has been renovated and used to house an exhibition about slavery in Cape Town.[2]

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  1. ^ Hartley, Aziz (27 April 2009). "DA may still share power - Zille". Cape Times. Retrieved 1 May 2009. Zille, who still has to discuss with her family the notion of moving into the Premier's residence, Leeuwenhof... 
  2. ^ van Schalkwyk, Marthinus (9 December 2002). Opening of refurbished slave quarters at Leeuwenhof (Speech). Leeuwenhof, Cape Town, South Africa. Retrieved 1 May 2009. 

External links[edit]

SAHRA - Leeuwenhof