Beautiful Postcards of Cape Town in the 1960s

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Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa, after Johannesburg, and also the legislative capital of South Africa.

Cape Town in the 1960s
Colloquially named the Mother City, it is the largest city of the Western Cape province and forms part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality. The Parliament of South Africa is situated in Cape Town. The other two capitals are located in Gauteng (Pretoria the executive capital where the Presidency is based) and in the Free State (Bloemfontein the judicial capital where the Supreme Court of Appeal is located).
The city is known for its harbor, for its natural setting in the Cape Floristic Region, and for landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point. Cape Town is home to 49% of the Western Cape’s population.
Here below is a set of beautiful postcards from mallix that shows what Cape Town looked like in the 1960s.
Company Gardens, circa 1965

Kirstenbosch, circa 1965

Mailship in the Duncan Dock, circa 1965

Adderly Street, 1966

Camps Bay, 1966

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