Tamboerskloof

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Tamboerskloof
Tamboerskloof seen from Tafelberg Road on Table Mountain
Tamboerskloof seen from Tafelberg Road on Table Mountain
Tamboerskloof is located in Western Cape
Tamboerskloof
Tamboerskloof
Tamboerskloof is located in South Africa
Tamboerskloof
Tamboerskloof
Coordinates: 33°55′45″S 18°24′15″E / 33.92917°S 18.40417°E / -33.92917; 18.40417Coordinates: 33°55′45″S 18°24′15″E / 33.92917°S 18.40417°E / -33.92917; 18.40417
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
MunicipalityCity of Cape Town
Main PlaceCape Town
Government
 • TypeSubcouncil 16 / Ward 77
 • CouncillorBrandon Golding (DA)
Area
 • Total1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total2,984
 • Density2,900/km2 (7,400/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African14.7%
 • Coloured5.1%
 • Indian/Asian1.6%
 • White75.8%
 • Other2.7%
First languages (2011)
 • English62.6%
 • Afrikaans27.6%
 • Other9.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
8001
Area code021
Websitewww.tbkwatch.com
A view of Tamboerskoof

Tamboerskloof is a neighbourhood of Cape Town, South Africa. It lies on the slopes of Lion's Head and Signal Hill, adjacent to the neighbourhoods of Gardens and Bo-Kaap. Tamboerskloof is one neighbourhood within the bouquet of neighbourhoods referred to as the City Bowl.

Neighbourhood Watch[edit]

There is a very active neighbourhood watch called Tamboerskloof Neighbourhood Watch (TBKWatch) which assists the community with volunteer patrols, a radio network, a CCTV network and reporting of service issues such as out of order street lights, traffic lights, potholes, and blocked drains. They work very closely with a community control room (Watchcom), the South African Police Service, City of Cape Town Metro Police, nearby City Improvement Districts, as well as local armed response companies.

Schools[edit]

Several schools can be found within Tamboerskloof, including:

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 Census, the population of Tamboerskloof was 2 921. The following tables show various demographic data about Tamboerskloof from that census.[3]

Gender
Gender Population %
Female 1 375 52.93%
Male 1 546 47.07%
Ethnic Group
Group Population %
Black African 166 5.68%
Coloured 168 5.75%
Indian/Asian 27 0.92%
White 2 559 87.61%
Home Language
Language Population %
English 1 914 65.53%
Afrikaans 693 23.72%
Xhosa 58 1.99%
Other African languages 35 1.20%
Other languages 221 7.57%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Tamboerskloof". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Location of School" (Archive). German International School Cape Town. Retrieved on August 8, 2015. Address: "28 Bay View Avenue, Tamboerskloof, 8001, Kapstadt, Südafrika" Directions in German (Archive), Main campus building map (Archive), Main campus direction map (Archive).
  3. ^ "Tamboerskloof". City of Cape Town - Census 2001. City of Cape Town. Retrieved 10 March 2010.

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