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Cape Town

south africa capital

Cape Town (pop. 911,500), legislative capital of South Africa and capital of WestCape Province. Founded by the Dutch East India Company in 1652, it has a pleasant climate, excellent beaches, attractive scenery, and the country's largest harbor. Exports are gold, diamonds, fruits, wines, skins, wool, mohair, and corn.

See also: South Africa.

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