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Da Gama Park

Da Gama Park
Da Gama Park is located in Western Cape
Da Gama Park
Da Gama Park
 Da Gama Park shown within Western Cape
Coordinates:
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Simon's Town
Area[1]
 • Total 1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,463
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 39.7%
 • Coloured 25.1%
 • Indian/Asian 14.5%
 • White 19.5%
 • Other 1.2%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 46.4%
 • Afrikaans 20.3%
 • Xhosa 9.6%
 • Zulu 8.0%
 • Other 15.6%
Postal code (street) 7975

Da Gama Park is a town in City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Township in the former Simon's Town district, north-west of the town. Situated in the Else River Valley, it was established for 'navy men' and their families. It was named after Vasco da Gama (?-1524), the Portuguese navigator.[2]

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