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  Cape Town travel guide - Wikitravel
Cape Town [1] is the second largest city in South Africa and is the capital of the Western Cape Province, as well as being the legislative capital of South Africa (the Houses of Parliament are here).
The Cape Town metropolitan area covers a large area, from Durbanville and Somerset West in the east to Cape Point in the south and Atlantis in the north.
Cape Town is the legislative seat of South Africa (the Presidential seat is in Pretoria and the Supreme Court is at Bloemfontein).
wikitravel.org /en/Cape_Town   (6986 words)

  
  Port of Cape Town
Cape Town competes with Alexandria for recognition as the most famous port in Africa and is certainly one of the most beautiful in the world with its magnificent backdrop of Table Mountain framed by the mountainous Peninsular.
Cape Town was established by the Dutch on 6 April 1652 when Jan van Riebeeck was sent to Table Bay to establish a victualing station for ships of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as they sailed to and from the Dutch East Indies.
Cape Town, as the 'Tavern of the Seas' caters for general cargo on a common user basis, and is handling an increasing number of containers and in addition has become an important repair facility, especially for the west coast oil and diamond mining industries.
www.ports.co.za /cape-town.php   (1242 words)

  
  Cape Town - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cape Town is the provincial capital of the Western Cape as well as the legislative capital of South Africa, where the national Parliament and many government offices are located.
Cape Town is also the location of the e.tv headquarters (although recently the channel has moved infrastructure to Johannesburg) and of regional offices of the South African Broadcasting Corporation and M-Net.
Cape Town is served by two public universities: the University of Cape Town and the University of the Western Cape.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cape_Town   (3941 words)

  
 Cape Town - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cape Town, one of South Africa's three capital cities (the others are Pretoria and Bloemfontein), and capital of the Western Cape Province, is most famous for its mountain, aptly named Table Mountain because of its flat top.
Today, Cape Town is a popular tourist destination, offering the visitor a wide variety of activities such as water sports (including diving, surfing and sailing), angling, wine-tasting, shopping, scenic drives, mountaineering, hiking, kite-flying, hang-gliding and parasailing, and bird- and whale-watching.
The Cape Town suburb of Newlands, besides being the home of Ajax Cape Town, is also the home of the Western Province rugby team, one of the powerhouses in South African rugby, as well as Western Province cricket.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Cape_Town   (617 words)

  
 University of Cape Town: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cape town (afrikaans: kaapstad; xhosa languagexhosa: ekapa or sasekapa) is the third most populous city in south africa....
Groote schuur hospital is a government-funded hospital situated in cape town, south africa....
The university of the western cape is a university located in the belville suburb of cape town, south africa....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/u/un/university_of_cape_town.htm   (1419 words)

  
 Cape Town - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Cape Town is a city on the coast of South Africa, so called because the wearing of capes or cloaks is compulsory within the city limits.
Cape Town is situated on a sandbar under Table Mountain (so called because unlike most mountains, it is flat and made entirely of wood) at the bottom end of Africa, on a peninsula that is often unfavourably compared to Florida, which is longer and thicker.
Cape Town is neither as wealthy nor as large as Johannesburg, so the inhabitants compensate with a superior attitude based on the claim that they were there first.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Cape_Town   (1152 words)

  
 Cape Town
Cape Town is steeped in a rich history and is a cultural melting pot with its diverse and vibrant character being derived from Khoisan and other African tribes from the North, and Indonesian, French, Dutch, British and German settlers.
Cape Town has been voted one of the top international destinations in the world and is filled with natural beauty and a rich variety of stimulating activities.
Cape Town offers you an astonishing variety of museums- from the Bo-Kaap Museum exhibiting the style of life of a Cape Muslim family of the late 19th century to the Old Town House with a outstanding collection of Dutch and Finnish old masters.
www.places.co.za /html/cape_town.html   (517 words)

  
 Cape Town Holiday Accommodation, Travel, Cape Town Tours
Discover The Cape is a useful source of quality travel information for visitors to the Garden Route, Cape Town, the Eastern Cape, Namaqualand and West Coast, the Northern Cape and the Cape Winelands.
Useful travel information includes tours of Cape Town and the wine route, white shark diving, hiking, the west coast wild flower route and whale viewing.
Cape Town, South Africa, with it's scenic beauty is the ideal place to start an African journey.
www.discoverthecape.com   (518 words)

  
 Cape Town Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cape Town is one of South Africa's three capital cities (the others are Pretoria and Bloemfontein) and is most famous for its mountain, aptly named Table Mountain because of its flat top.
The agglomeration is estimated to have a population of about 2.7 million (estimate from 1996 census).
The airport in Cape Town is Cape Town International Airport.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/cape_town.html   (506 words)

  
 Cape Town Accommodation - Cape Town Hotels
Cape Town Hotels and bed and breakfasts in Cape Town and Peninsula, including the Cape Winelands, Overberg and the outlying areas...
Cape Town Accommodation and Travel: Cape Town Hotels and Guest Houses, Luxury Villas and Holiday Homes, Apartments, Cape Town Bed and Breakfasts and Self Catering Cape Town Accommodation throughout the Cape Peninsula...
This is Clifton Beach, Cape Town, South Africa - One of the most beautiful beaches in the world and the perfect place for...
www.cape-venues.co.za   (699 words)

  
 Cape Town : Flights to Cape Town
Cape Town is near the Western Cape area of South Africa close tp the Cape of Good Hope.
When you travel to Cape Town, one of the first things you notice, is just how relaxed and laid back Cape Town is. The local people are welcoming, and make a stay in Cape Town very pleasant.
Among the many places close to Cape Town, Hermanus offers a good day out, and the main attractions there are the migrating whales passing nearby which are fascinating.
www.flight-offers.co.uk /flights/cape-town.html   (419 words)

  
 Cape Rainbow Tours... - The Cape and Garden Route specialists
Cape Rainbow Tours is a Dynamic Cape Town tour operator specialising in highly personalised organised tours and holiday packages in and around Cape Town.
She is also a qualified tour guide for Cape Town and the rest of South Africa, and is the co-ordinator and planner of all Cape Rainbow tours.
Cape Rainbow Tours was established to serve the tourism industry as specialised Cape Town tour operators.
www.caperainbow.com /whoweare/index.html   (953 words)

  
 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Cape Town -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cape Town is one of South Africa's two capital cities (the other is Pretoria) and is most famous for its mountain, aptly named Table Mountain because of its flat top.
It is estimated to have a population of about 2.7 million (estimate from 1996 census).
A cable car system takes visitors to the top of Table Mountain, though it only operates in good weather as gale-force winds can make it dangerous or clouds can obscure the view from the summit.
www.kidsseek.com /encyclopedia-wiki/ca/Cape_Town   (435 words)

  
 Cape Elizabeth | Town Services | Town Clerk
Residents of Cape Elizabeth may register to vote at the Town Clerk/Tax Office at Town Hall, or at the Cape Elizabeth High School gymnasium the day of the election.
The absentee ballot may be voted at Town Hall or mailed/delivered to the voter.
Both the Town Council and School Board are comprised of seven members.
www.capeelizabeth.com /town_clerk.html   (1605 words)

  
 Cape Town
Cape Town is the ideal start or end to a safari in southern Africa's prime safari spots - Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls, Hwange and lower Zambezi parks; Zambia's prime access to Victoria Falls plus the Luangwa and Kafue wildlife parks; Botswana's Okavango, Chobe, Savute and Moremi.
Cape Town is already one of the top 10 tourist destinations cities in the world.
Cape Town does experience winter rain, but it is mostly at night, and daily temperatures are not - certainly by European and North American standards - cold at all.
www.zambezi.co.uk /cape_town.html   (543 words)

  
 :: city of cape town - the official site ::   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cape Town's name originated from the term 'Cape of Good Hope' when Bartholomew Diaz and other seafarers looked forward to the sight of Table Mountain, like an inn that promised hospitality and prosperity.
Cape Town is steeped in a rich history and is a cultural melting pot with its diverse and vibrant character being derived from Khoisan and other African tribes from the North, and Indonesian, French, Dutch, British and German settlers.
It was formed under the auspices of the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Provincial Government in 2004.
www.capetown.gov.za /visitors/default.asp   (535 words)

  
 Cape Town South Africa | About Cape Town
Cape Town, the "Mother City", is the oldest city in our country and has a cultural heritage spanning more than 300 years.
Cape Town is one of the most popular long haul destinations in the world.
The central areas of Cape Town North, Cape Flats, Cape Town South and Cape Town Cental form the hub of the City.
www.tourismcapetown.co.za /capetown   (452 words)

  
 Cape Town Flights - Cheap Cape Town flight
When you are in Cape Town, one of the first things you notice is just how relaxed and laid back Cape Town is. The locals are welcoming, and make a stay in Cape Town very pleasant.
Amongst the many attractions for visitors to Cape Town are the chance to see the Victoria Albert Waterfront, the Robben Island, the prison where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated, and of course the amazing views of the city from the top of Table Mountain - something that no visitor to Cape Town should miss.
The best time to visit Cape Town is in the spring, because that's when the plant life is best, and you find that the Cape Town events calendar is busiest.
www.flight-planner.co.uk /flights-to/cape-town.html   (380 words)

  
 Cape Town Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Cape Town's setting is one of the world's most stunning.
When To Go Hardly a week goes by in Cape Town without some event or celebration happening somewhere in the city and its immediate surroundings, from outdoor arts performances in January to Carols by Candlelight in the Company's Gardens in time for Christmas.
One of the Cape's most characteristic climactic phenomena is the famous Cape Doctor, a southeasterly wind that buffets the Cape and lays Table Mountain's famous 'tablecloth' (a layer of cloud that covers the City Bowl).
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/africa/south-africa/cape-town   (371 words)

  
 Cape Town Hotels & Accommodation | Official Cape Town & Western Cape tourism, travel & hotel information - Western Cape
Cape Town Routes Unlimited, the official marketing organization for Cape Town & Western Cape and Cape Town Tourism bring you a tourism and visitor guide to this premier leisure, event and business tourism destination.
Tickle your taste buds at Cape Town and Western Cape restaurants where worldly flavours combine with African ingenuity to create unique taste sensations.
Explore the charming fishing villages of the Cape West Coast.
www.tourismcapetown.co.za   (247 words)

  
 Cape Town South Africa Directory - Guide
Tourism in Cape Town peaks between November and March when the city lazes through mid summer.
Cape Town also boasts a magnificent night life, with a variety of restaurants of various cultures throughout the city as well as pubs and other night spots.
It is also a great place for sporting enthusiasts, with some of the best diving sites in Kalk Bay and bathing spots along the many and beautiful beaches surrounding the area as well as sporting facilities of every kind throughout the city and suburbs - you'll never want for something to do.
www.gardenroute.co.za /capetown   (274 words)

  
 Cape Town South Africa – Go2Africa’s Guide for Cape Town Vacations
When the world carried out its trade by boat, Cape Town was an important stopping-off point on the spice route to and from Asia.
Cape Town is safer than most cities on any continent with a bustling street life of shops, cafes, market stalls and street artists.
Cape Town is a city in the Western Cape
www.go2africa.com /south-africa/western-cape/cape-town   (411 words)

  
 Skydive Cape Town - Tandem, Static Line, Freefall, Parachuting, Skydiving Africa, Skydiving South Africa, Skydive Africa
Skydive Cape Town came into being on January 1st, 2002 after it was found that the Cape Parachute Club could no longer adequately cater for the needs of skydivers in Cape Town.
Skydive Cape Town is affiliated to the Parachute Association of South Africa and follows all guidelines and BSR's of PASA.
So if you are looking for the best views of Cape Town and it's surroundings, or are in need of a Higher Education, contact us ASAP for more details.
www.skydivecapetown.za.net /aboutus.htm   (632 words)

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