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is a neighbourhood of Cape Town
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, South Africa
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located to the north west of the central business district. It a popular residential area for young professionals and for the Cape Town gay and lesbian community. Many new mid-rise apartment and mixed-use developments have gone up in recent years. Somerset Road forms the main thoroughfare lined by numerous restaurants, cafés, boutiques and nightclubs.
The Cape Town Stadium was constructed on Green Point Common for the 2010 FIFA World Cup
The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams. It took place in South Africa from 11 June to 11 July 2010...
. Numerous infrastructural developments were made, with the upgrade to Western Boulevard and the new Granger Bay Boulevard being constructed, along with a massive investment in creating an urban park around the stadium.