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Western Cape, South Africa

Western Cape is one of 9 primary administrative regions in South Africa with a population of approximately 4,988,154 people.

Facts and figures on Western Cape at a glance

Region name: Western Cape (Province of the Western Cape)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 4,988,154 people
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Western Cape (Province of the Western Cape) is located in the regional capital Cape Town (Cape Town) with a population of 3,433,441 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Western Cape's regional capital Cape Town to South Africa's capital Pretoria (Pretoria) is approximately 1,308 km (813 mi).

Facts and figures about Western Cape
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Western Cape Province of the Western Cape4,988,154 peopleCape Town Cape Town3,433,441 people

Compare with other regions in South Africa.

Map of Western Cape

Map of Western Cape

Information on Western Cape

Information on Western Cape
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Western Cape Province of the Western CapeCape Town Cape Town6South AfricaAfrica

Time in Western Cape

Time in Western Cape
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 30 May 2023 - 1:53pmNoTue, 30 May 2023 - 1:53pmUTC +2.0Africa/Johannesburg

Geographic coordinates of Western Cape

Latitude & Longitude of Western Cape
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map34°00'00.0"S (-34.0000000°)20°00'00.0"E (20.0000000°)

Subregions in Western Cape

There are 6 administrative subregions in Western Cape.
Subregions in Western Cape
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Cape Winelands District Municipality Cape Winelands District Municipality1.712,413Worcester Worcester127,597
Central Karoo District Municipality Central Karoo District Municipality2.56,230Beaufort West Beaufort West44,737
City of Cape Town City of Cape Town3.-Cape Town Cape Town3,433,441
Eden District Municipality Eden District Municipality4.513,307George George174,582
Overberg District Municipality Overberg District Municipality5.212,787Bredasdorp Bredasdorp14,936
West Coast District Municipality West Coast District Municipality6.286,751Moorreesburg Moorreesburg-

External sources of information on Western Cape

Western Cape on Wikipedia