Cape Town

geographical name \ ˈkāp-ˌtau̇n \

Definition of Cape Town

city, port on Table Bay, and legislative capital of the Republic of South Africa population 3,740,026
Note: Cape Town was the capital of the former province named Cape of Good Hope.

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