Somerset West (Afrikaans: Somerset-Wes) is a town in the Western Cape, South Africa. Organisationally and administratively it is included in the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality as a suburb of the Helderberg region (formerly called Hottentots Holland).
Is Somerset West a catchment area?
The majority of the catchment consists of agricultural land, with steep rocky slopes in the upper reaches and developed areas (Somerset West and Strand) in the lower reaches. The total catchment area of the Lourens River is 105 km2, with a longest water course length of 21 km and time of concentration of 3.1 h.
What areas fall under Cape Town Metro?
It stretches from Gordons Bay to Atlantis and includes the suburbs of Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain. The municipalities adjacent to it are Swartland and West Coast to the north; Drakenstein, Cape Winelands and Stellenbosch to the north-east; and Theewaterskloof, Overberg and Overstrand to the south-east.
What is the suburb of Cape Town?
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Is Somerset West a nice place to live?
Somerset West living is blissful and peaceful, leaving residents with a feeling of security and relaxation while enjoying breathtaking views of the Helderberg mountains surrounding the area. This area has a close-knit community that does not take their surroundings for granted.
What is the best suburb in Cape Town?
The best areas to stay in Cape TownNewlands. Constantia. Khayelitsha. Gugulethu. Somerset West. Gordons Bay and Strand. Durbanville. Durbanville is underrated as a place to stay. Bloubergstrand. Bloubergstrand is where youll find the picture postcard view of Table Mountain across the water.More items