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Cape Town (Afrikaans: Kaapstad [ˈkɑːpstat]; Xhosa: iKapa; Dutch: Kaapstad; South Sotho: Motse Kapa) is the oldest city in South Africa, colloquially named the Mother City.

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Cape Town (Afrikaans: Kaapstad [ˈkɑːpstat]; Xhosa: iKapa; Dutch: Kaapstad; South Sotho: Motse Kapa) is the oldest city in South Africa, colloquially named the Mother City. It is the legislative capital of South Africa and primate city of the Western Cape province.[7] It forms part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality.

The Parliament of South Africa sits in Cape Town.[8] The other two capitals are located in Pretoria (the administrative capital where the Presidency is based) and Bloemfontein (the judicial capital where the Supreme Court of Appeal is located).[9] The city is known for its harbour, for its natural setting in the Cape Floristic Region, and for landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point. Cape Town is home to 64% of the Western Cape's population.[10] 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.[11] The city was named the World Design Capital for 2014 by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design.[12] In 2014, Cape Town was named the best place in the world to visit by both The New York Times[13] and The Daily Telegraph.[14]

Located on the shore of Table Bay, Cape Town, as the oldest urban area in South Africa, was developed by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a supply station for Dutch ships sailing to East Africa, India, and the Far East. Jan van Riebeeck's arrival on 6 April 1652 established Dutch Cape Colony, the first permanent European settlement in South Africa. Cape Town outgrew its original purpose as the first European outpost at the Castle of Good Hope, becoming the economic and cultural hub of the Cape Colony. Until the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the development of Johannesburg, Cape Town was the largest city in South Africa.

 

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Kapstadt (afrikaans: Kaapstad /ˈkɑːpstɑt/, englisch: Cape Town [ˈkeɪptaʊn], isiXhosa: iKapa) ist nach Johannesburg die zweitgrößte Stadt Südafrikas. Seit 2004 bildet sie den ausschließlichen Sitz des südafrikanischen Parlaments. Kapstadt ist die Hauptstadt der Provinz Westkap und bildet die City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality, die Metropolgemeinde um Kapstadt. Die Stadt dehnt sich über eine Fläche von 2455 Quadratkilometern aus und hatte 2011 rund 3,7 Millionen Einwohner.[1] Bürgermeisterin der Stadt ist Patricia de Lille[2] von der Demokratischen Allianz.

Den Namen erhielt Kapstadt nach dem Kap der guten Hoffnung, das etwa 45 Kilometer südlicher liegt und eine Hauptgefahr auf dem Seeweg nach Indien darstellte. Da Kapstadt die erste Stadtgründung der südafrikanischen Kolonialzeit war, wird sie gelegentlich als „Mutterstadt“ (afrikaans: Moederstad, englisch: Mother City) bezeichnet.

 

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