Cape Town is the legislative capital of South Africa. It is also the second most populous city of the country, a seaport and the capital of the Western Cape Province. It was the site of the first European settlement in the country and hence is known as the “Mother city”. It covers an area of 2,445 sq km and had an approximate population of 3,740,026 in 2011.
The city is served by the Cape Town International Airport which is the second largest in the country. Regular flight connection exists with a number of domestic destinations and international destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe.