Where is strandfontein situated?

Where is strandfontein situated?

Strandfontein is a seaside resort 8 km east of Muizenberg and just west of Michells Plain, on the northern shore of False Bay in the City of Cape Town municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It was laid out in 1962. The name is Afrikaans for ‘beach fountain’….Strandfontein, Cape Town.

Strandfontein The Village
PO box 7788

Which district is strandfontein?

West Coast
Strandfontein, Matzikama

Province Western Cape
District West Coast
Municipality Matzikama

How did strandfontein get its name?

Strandfontein, meaning ‘beach fountain’ got its name from a fountain on the beach from which the earliest residents of the area, the San and Khoisan used to drink fresh water from. Strandfontein is a coastal village in the Matzikama Municipality, in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

What suburb is strandfontein?

Klipfontein District (Old Cape Flats)

Suburb Street Code
Samora Machel 7785
Strandfontein 7798
Valhalla Park 7490
Vrygrond 7945

Is strandfontein a rural or urban area?

Western Cape, STRANDFONTEIN, Urban area.

When was Strandfontein Village built?

The Strandfontein pavilion and pool complex was constructed from 1974- 1985, which was opened by the Administrator of Cape Town City, Engi- neer’s Department in July 1983 by Mr. Gene Louw. The purpose was to provide beach front amenities on the False Bay coast for the growing Coloured population in the area.

What is Mitchells Plain known for?

Mitchell’s Plain is one of fifteen areas identified as high priority for action against crime and drug abuse – renowned for its gangster-ism and tik addiction among its youth. Today Mitchell’s Plain Houses almost a Million Residents from a diversity of class and backgrounds.

What district does Mitchells Plain fall under?


Location: Mitchells Plain, Cape Town, South Africa
Website: https://wcedonline.westerncape.gov.za/branchIDC/Districts/Districts.html
Owned / Funded by / Endorsed by: Western Cape Education Department (Western Cape Government)
Facility Category: Education District Offices

Why do people live in Mitchells Plain?

Conceived of as a “model suburb” by the apartheid government, it was built during the 1970s to provide housing for Coloured victims of forced removal due to the implementation of the Group Areas Act.

Who is Chelsea Goliath?

Chelsea Goliath is a 21 year old and a student at the University of the Western Cape. Her work speaks to people from all areas and ethnic groups who were forced to live on the Cape Flats. She hopes to inspire others to focus on their education as well as pursue their passion for creativity.

Which district is Langa?

Langa, South Africa

Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Cape Town

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