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is a suburb of Cape Town
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, South Africa
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, whose name meaning 'Mountain View' is derived from the fact that Table Mountain
Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa, and is featured in the flag of Cape Town and other local government insignia. It is a significant tourist attraction, with many visitors using the cableway or hiking to the top...
is clearly visible from it. Bordered by Edgemead
Edgemead is one of the northern suburbs of Cape Town. It is one of several garden cities of South Africa, the first being Pinelands in the southern suburbs. Edgemead is mainly residential, and as the name 'garden city' suggests, is noted for its trees, gardens and generally pleasant environment...
, Welgelegen, Plattekloof Glen, and Goodwood
Goodwood is a suburb situated between the northern and southern suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa. It is 10 kilometres from the city centre and accessible from the N1, N7 and N2 highways....
. Monte Vista Primary School was built in the 1960s.