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Tamboerskloof seen from Tafelberg Road on Table Mountain
Tamboerskloof seen from Tafelberg Road on Table Mountain
Tamboerskloof is located in Western Cape
 Tamboerskloof shown within Western Cape
Location within Cape Town
Tamboerskloof is located in Cape Town
Tamboerskloof is located in South Africa
Tamboerskloof (South Africa)
Tamboerskloof is located in Africa
Tamboerskloof (Africa)
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
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Cape Town
 • Type Subcouncil 16 / Ward 77
 • Councillor Brandon Golding (DA)
 • Total 1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,984
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,400/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 14.7%
 • Coloured 5.1%
 • Indian/Asian 1.6%
 • White 75.8%
 • Other 2.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 62.6%
 • Afrikaans 27.6%
 • Other 9.9%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 8001
Area code 021
Website www.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 to a community control room (Watchcom), the South African Police Service, City of Cape Town Metro Police, nearby City Improvement Districts, local Armed Response/Security Service Provider companies, and nearby Neighbourhood Watches.


Several schools can be found within Tamboerskloof, including:


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 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%


  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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