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Cape Town

or Cape·town  (kāp′toun′)
The legislative capital of South Africa, in the extreme southwest part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It was founded in 1652 as a supply station for the Dutch East Indies Company.

Cape Town

n
(Placename) the legislative capital of South Africa and capital of Western Cape province, situated in the southwest on Table Bay: founded in 1652, the first White settlement in southern Africa; important port. Pop: 3 740 026 (2011)

Cape′ Town`


n.
the legislative capital of the Republic of South Africa, in the SW part: also capital of Cape of Good Hope province. 855,000.
Cape•to•ni•an (keɪpˈtoʊ ni ən) n.
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Noun1.Cape Town - port city in southwestern South Africa; the seat of the legislative branch of the government of South Africa
Republic of South Africa, South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
Translations

Cape Town

[ˈkeɪp ˈtaʊn] nLe Cap

Cape Town

nCittà del Capo
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Parading several formerly obese Capetonians, virtually unrecognisable after their dramatic weight loss on the LCHF diet, Noakes said all their maladies, including atrial fibrillation, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnoea, hypertension, gout and dry flaky skin, had disappeared.
TWENTY years into a new democracy and almost a year since the passing of global icon Nelson Mandela, Capetonians and visitors to the city are being encouraged to express their hope for the country's future with the unveiling of a dramatic sculpture, which will stand as a reminder of South Africa's greatest story and a shining symbol of hope for the future.
For Capetonians, there is no ritual more revered than an end-of-day beer with a view of Table Mountain.
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OWhatOs even more encouraging is to note that major attractions such as Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, the V&A Waterfront, and the City Sightseeing Bus report a noteworthy number of Capetonians being tourists in their own city, who are contributing meaningfully to tourism spend over the festive season.
Rich in history and cultural heritage, the city is full of exciting activities and world-class dining options, but to avoid the crowds and tourist trail, then follow in the footsteps of local Capetonians.
Round the coast is Hout Bay - a bohemian little place which is known by Capetonians as e Republic of Hout Bay.
Wherever you are in the north of Tenerife this brooding, active volcano is visible, with locals using the natural icon as a navigation device, much like in South Africa Capetonians use Table Mountain as a reference point when travelling around the city.
About 400 miles east of Cape Town, this city of about 75,000 people was once a hippie outpost but has gradually evolved into a weekend destination for wealthy Capetonians.