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

Heideveld
Heideveld is located in Western Cape
Heideveld
Heideveld
Heideveld is located in South Africa
Heideveld
Heideveld
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
MunicipalityCity of Cape Town
Main PlaceAthlone, Cape Town
Area
 • Total1.82 km2 (0.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total17,388
 • Density9,600/km2 (25,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African5.3%
 • Coloured92.3%
 • Indian/Asian0.8%
 • White0.1%
 • Other1.4%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans63.1%
 • English34.4%
 • Xhosa1.2%
 • Other1.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
7764

LocationEdit

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 facilitiesEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

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