Province of the Western Cape (Western Cape), ZA

Province of South Africa

Western Cape Quick Facts

Population : 7,005,741
Country : South Africa
Office held by head of government : Premier of the Western Cape
Area : 129462 km2
Easternmost point : Point(24.22241 -31.95564)
Northernmost point : Point(18.57012 -30.43026)
Legislative body : Western Cape Provincial Parliament
Coordinate location : Point(20.0 -34.0)
Capital : Cape Town
Establishment : April 04, 1994
Located in time zone : UTC+02:00
Timezone : Xhosa
Local time : 01:24:32 (19th January 2021)

  • Lynne Brown , 6 May, 2009 25 July, 2008 -
  • Ebrahim Rasool , 25 July, 2008 30 April, 2004 -
  • Marthinus van Schalkwyk , 23 April, 2004 21 June, 2002 -
  • Petrus Marais , 3 June, 2002 5 December, 2001 -
  • Gerald Morkel , 12 November, 2001 11 May, 1998 -
  • Hernus Kriel , 11 May, 1998 7 May, 1994 -
  • Helen Zille , 22 May, 2019 6 May, 2009 -
  • Alan Winde , 22 May, 2019 -

  • West Coast District Municipality
  • Cape Winelands District Municipality
  • City of Cape Town
  • Garden Route District Municipality
  • Overberg District Municipality
  • Central Karoo District Municipality

Year Population Method
1996 3,956,875 census
2001 4,524,335 census
2011 5,822,734 census
2016 6,279,730 sample
2019 6,844,272 estimation process
2020 7,005,741 estimation process

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Province of the Western Cape map

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