Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town 

Cape Town, the legislative capital of South Africa was the first non-European city to receive the Blue Flag status. The city well deserved the status if its safety, fantastic facilities, high-quality water and cleanliness of beaches are kept in mind. In 2014, the renowned newspaper “New York Times” voted Cape Town as the best place to visit. 


Climate 

Cape town sees mild and moderately wet winters though the summers are warm and dry. The city has a warm Mediterranean climate with 18.0 °C and 26.0°C as the average temperature during the winters and summers respectively. 


People 

The city of Cape Town has a population of 3,740,026 people while the sex ratio is 96 which indicates the existence of more women than men in the city. 

The majority of the population belongs to the Colored group followed by Whites, Black Africans and Asians respectively. 


Languages: 

The most widely spoken language in Cape Town is Afrikaans which is the native language of South Africa. A large portion of people use Xhosa or the English language to communicate.


Major Attractions 


  • Table Mountain: The place is one of the most highly recommended places to visit in Cape Town. Some people hike up the Woody Ravine and enjoy the breath-taking views from the cable car while making their way down the mountain. 


  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront: This place is of cultural and historical value with a large number of shops offering the visitors a vast variety of food and craft to buy. 


  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden: The garden is one among the seven most magnificent botanical gardens in the world. It displays a lot of South African plants including the rare and endangered species in the most beautiful manner. 


  • First South African Perfume Museum: The museum has collected the best fragrances in the world under one roof. The collection consists of some exotic and rare fragrances which are good enough to excite anyone’s olfactory system.