Cape Town (ZA)
From Stamps of the World
Cape Town (Afrikaans: Kaapstad ; Xhosa: iKapa) is the second-most populous city in South Africa, after Johannesburg, and the provincial capital and primate city of the Western Cape. As the seat of the National Parliament, it is also the legislative capital of the country. It forms part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality. The city is famous for its harbour, for its natural setting in the Cape floral kingdom, as well as for such well-known landmarks as Table Mountain and Cape Point. Formerly stamps have been issued under the Cape of Good Hope.
South Africa era
Cape of Good Hope era
Cape Town was a busy shipping port and posting stop.