Outline of Cape Town

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Cape Town:

View north-eastwards across the city bowl of Cape Town from Lion's Head

Cape Town – capital city of the Western Cape province and legislative capital of South Africa.

General referenceEdit

GeographyEdit

 
Cape Town viewed from Lion's Head

Geography of Cape Town

Cape Town

Kaapstad
 
 
Cape Town
Location within South Africa
Coordinates: 33°55′31″S 18°25′26″E / 33.92528°S 18.42389°E / -33.92528; 18.42389

LocationEdit

EnvironmentEdit

 
Pride of Table Mountain (Disa uniflora), an orchid common on Table Mountain
 
View of Lion's Head

Natural geographic featuresEdit

 
View of Table Mountain seen from Bloubergstrand, flanked by Devil's Peak on the left and Lion's Head on the right

RegionsEdit

 
Camps Bay, an affluent suburb of Cape Town
 
Sea Point, one of Cape Town's most affluent and densely populated suburbs

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SuburbsEdit

Suburbs of Cape Town

NeighbourhoodsEdit

Places of interestEdit

BridgesEdit

Cultural and exhibition centresEdit

FortificationsEdit

Fortifications of the Cape Peninsula

Monuments and memorialsEdit

Museums and art galleriesEdit

Museums in Cape Town

Parks and gardensEdit

Public squaresEdit

Religious buildingsEdit

 
Church of the Good Shepherd on Robben Island
 
The Cape Town City Hall, with Table Mountain in the background
 
Lion's Head, part of the Table Mountain National Park

Secular buildingsEdit

Shopping areas, malls and marketsEdit

StreetsEdit

TheatresEdit

Triangulation stationEdit

World Heritage SitesEdit

DemographicsEdit

Demographics of Cape Town

Government and politicsEdit

 
Houses of Parliament, the old assembly building

Politics of Cape Town

Law and justiceEdit

HistoryEdit

CultureEdit

 
Cape Dutch architecture, a traditional Afrikaner architectural style found mostly in the Western Cape

ArtsEdit

ArchitectureEdit

Architecture of Cape Town

Music and danceEdit

 
Strubenholm, the home of the South African College of Music
 
Artscape Theatre Centre, the main performing arts centre in Cape Town

TheatreEdit

 
Cape Town in art: Table Mountain and Cape Town by William Hodges, Iziko William Fehr Collection
 
Public art in Cape Town: Statues of Nobel Prize winners at Nobel Square

Visual artsEdit

 
Groot Constantia, the oldest wine estate in South Africa
 
The Gatsby, a sandwich originated in the Cape Flats area of Cape Town

CuisineEdit

EventsEdit

Festivals

LanguagesEdit

MediaEdit

People from Cape TownEdit

ReligionEdit

SportsEdit

Sports in Cape Town

Economy and infrastructureEdit

 
Tourism, an important sector in the Cape Town's economy

Economy of Cape Town

TransportationEdit

 
Port of Cape Town, as seen from Signal Hill
 
N2 highway, entering the City Bowl
 
Southern Line railway as it approaches Simon's Town

Transport in Cape Town

Rail transportEdit

Rail transport in Cape Town

EducationEdit

 
Christiaan Barnard, who performed the world's first human-to-human heart transplant on 3 December 1967 at Groote Schuur Hospital[1]

Education in Cape Town

HealthcareEdit

Healthcare in Cape Town

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A human cardiac transplant: an interim report of a successful operation performed at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town" (PDF).

External linksEdit

  Wikimedia Atlas of Cape Town