Strandfontein, Cape Town
|Municipality||City of Cape Town|
|Main Place||Mitchells Plain|
|• Total||8.22 km2 (3.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||92/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||7.7%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal code (street)|
It was laid out in 1962. The name is Afrikaans for ‘beach fountain’.
9 miles Surfing Club
During the Apartheid, only white surfers were allowed to use Muizenberg beach, the colored surfers were chased off the beach. They then had to walk nine miles from there to Strandfontein Pavilion where they could enjoy surfing and where they started the 9 Miles Surfing Club Project.
- "Sub Place Strandfontein". Census 2011.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 419.