Wastren Cape

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Wastren Cape
Wes-Kaap (Afrikaans)
Western Cape (Inglis)
Ntshona-Koloni (Xhosa)
Province o Sooth Africae
Coat of arms of Wastren Cape
Coat of arms
Motto: Spes Bona (Guid Howp)
Map showin the location o the Wastren Cape in the sooth-wastren pairt o Sooth Africae
Location o the Wastren Cape in Sooth Africae
Kintra  Sooth Africae
Established 27 Aprile 1994
Caipital Cape Toun
Destricts
Government
 • Type Parliamentary seestem
 • Premier Helen Zille (DA)
Area[1]
 • Total 129,462 km2 (49,986 sq mi)
Area rank 4t in Sooth Africae
Highest elevation 2,325 m (7,628 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2007)[2][3]
 • Total 5,278,585
 • Estimate (2011) 5,287,863
 • Rank 4t in Sooth Africae
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Density rank 5t in Sooth Africae
Population groups[4]
 • Coloured 50.2%
 • Black African 30.1%
 • White 18.4%
 • Indie or Asie 1.3%
Leids[5]
 • Afrikaans 55.3%
 • Xhosa 23.7%
 • Inglis 19.3%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code ZA-WC
GDP (nominal)[6] 2009
 - Total R 264.98 billion
US$ 33.88 billion
 - Per caipita R 50,726
US$ 6,488
 - Growth Decrease -1.45%
Website www.westerncape.gov.za

The Wastren Cape is a province in the sooth wast o Sooth Africae. The capital is Cape Toun. Prior tae 1994, the region that nou forms the Wastren Cape wis pairt o the hintle lairger (an nou defunct) Cape Province. Prior tae the formation o the Union o Sooth Africae in 1910, it wis cried the Cape Colony (see the History o Cape Colony).

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  1. Stats in Brief, 2010. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. 2010. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-621-39563-1. 
  2. "Community Survey 2007: Basic results" (PDF). Statistics South Africa. p. 2. Retrieved 14 January 2011. 
  3. Mid-year population estimates, 2011 (Report). Statistics South Africa. 2011. http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0302/P03022011.pdf. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  4. "Statistical release P0301: Community Survey, 2007 (Revised version)" (PDF). Statistics South Africa. p. 25. Retrieved 7 October 2009. 
  5. "Table: Census 2001 by province, language, population group and gender.". Census 2001 Interactive Tables. Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 28 January 2010. 
  6. Wesgro IQ. GDP and GDP growth by Province. Wesgro. 

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