Cape Province


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Cape Province

A former province of southern South Africa on the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. This area was originally inhabited by Bantu, San, and Khoikhoi people. It was settled by the Dutch in 1652, ceded to Great Britain in 1815, and was known as Cape Colony until 1910 when, as Cape Province, it became part of the newly formed Union of South Africa. In 1994 it was split into three provinces.

Cape Province

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(Placename) a former province of S South Africa; replaced in 1994 by the new provinces of Northern Cape, Western Cape, Eastern Cape and part of North-West. Capital: Cape Town. Official name: Cape of Good Hope Province Former name (1652–1910): Cape Colony
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Noun1.Cape Province - a former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded to Great Britain in 1814; in 1994 it was split into three new provinces 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)
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Situated in the Eastern Cape Province nearly 500 miles from Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, also known as the windy city, is one of the major seaports in the country.
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I nvestec, a specialist South African bank and the country's fifth largest, with operations also in the UK and Australia, will offer loans for a 300MW wind farm to be located in the Karoo region of the Northern Cape province.
Ryder Architecture, based at Trafalgar Street in the city centre, have sent a team of staff to the Eastern Cape province to begin the construction at a village school in the Tyhume Valley.
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