Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

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Southern Suburbs
Claremont Civic Centre
Claremont Civic Centre
Southern Suburbs is located in Western Cape
Southern Suburbs
Southern Suburbs
Southern Suburbs is located in South Africa
Southern Suburbs
Southern Suburbs
Coordinates: 33°59′0″S 18°28′30″E / 33.98333°S 18.47500°E / -33.98333; 18.47500Coordinates: 33°59′0″S 18°28′30″E / 33.98333°S 18.47500°E / -33.98333; 18.47500
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
MunicipalityCity of Cape Town
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)


The Southern Suburbs are a group of suburbs in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. This group includes Rondebosch, Claremont, Plumstead, Ottery, Wynberg, Newlands, Constantia, Kenwyn, Tokai, Steenberg, Bishopscourt, Rosebank, Mowbray, Bergvliet, Rondebosch East and to some aspects Lansdowne, Wetton, Thornton, Crawford ,Pinelands, and Observatory too.

Cape Town's Southern Suburbs lie to the Southeast of the slopes of Table Mountain within rich valleys and vast plains reaching from just south of the Table Bay industrial neighbourhoods in the north to the False Bay coastal suburbs and the Cape Peninsula cliffs to the south, and are crossed North-South by the M5 and M3 motorways. In general, this area is identified as being the more affluent of the Cape Town Metropolis' sections and includes the city's most expensive residential neighborhoods.

The majority of the Southern Suburbs' just over 100,000 inhabitants (as of 2001) is white English-speaking.

Southern Suburbs are predominantly student areas, especially Woodstock to Wynberg. Universities/colleges in the area include:

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