Cape Province

The Province of the Cape of Good Hope[2] (Afrikaans: Provinsie Kaap die Goeie Hoop), commonly referred to as the Cape Province (Afrikaans: Kaapprovinsie) and colloquially as The Cape (Afrikaans: Die Kaap), was a province in the Union of South Africa and subsequently the Republic of South Africa. It encompassed the old Cape Colony, as well as Walvis Bay, and had Cape Town as its capital. In 1994, the Cape Province was divided into the new Eastern Cape, Northern Cape and Western Cape provinces, along with part of the North West.

Province of the Cape of Good Hope
Provinsie Kaap die Goeie Hoop  (Afrikaans)
Province of South Africa
1910–1994
Coat of arms

CapitalCape Town
Population 
 1991
6,125,335[1]
History
  TypeCape Provincial Council
History 
 Established
31 May 1910
 Disestablished
27 April 1994
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Cape Colony
Western Cape
Eastern Cape
Northern Cape
North West province

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