As shown in the given Cape Town location map that Cape Town is located in the south-western region of the country. Cape Town is located at latitude 33.55° S and longitude 18.25° E.
Location Map of Cape Town
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Where is Cape Town Located?
Cape Town is the oldest and second largest city in South Africa. It is coastal city situated on the shore of Table Bay of Atlantic Ocean. Cape Town is the capital city of province Western Cape. It is also the legislative capital city of South Africa; so, it homes National Parliament and various other government offices.
Interestingly, Cape Town is more popular for its harbor along with the natural setting in the Cape floral kingdom i.e. Table Mountain and Cape Point. By virtue of having such a nice natural landscape, coastal location and well developed infrastructure, Cape Town is one of the most popular tourist destinations.
Located on the shore of Table Bay, Cape Town was originally developed by the Dutch East India Company as a victualling (supply) station for Dutch ships sailing to Eastern Africa, India, and the Far East.
Today it is one of the most multicultural cities in the world, reflecting its role as a major destination for immigrants and expatriates to South Africa.
Cape Town Facts and Information
|Municipality||City of Cape Town|
|Area||2,461 km2 (950 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||1,590.4 m (5,217.8 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal codes (street)||7400-8099|
|GMP per capita||US$19,656|
|Airport||Cape Town International Airport (IATA: CPT, ICAO: FACT)|
|Taxis||Metered taxis and Minibus taxis.|
|National Road||N1, N2|
|Port||Port of Cape Town|
Top Tourist Attractions, Sightseeing and THings to Do in Cape Town?
The famous places to see in Cape Town are Kirstenbosch National Botanical, Robben Island, Boulders Beach, V&A Waterfront, Cape of Good Hope, Iziko Bo-Kaap Museum, Lion's Head, Cape Point, Two Oceans Aquarium, Chapman's Peak, Table Mountain National Park, Castle of Good Hope, Muizenberg Beach, The Company's Garden Restaurant, Boulders Penguin Colony, Signal Hill, Camps Bay Beach, Vergelegen Wine Estate and more.