Cape Town's urban geography is influenced by the contours of Table Mountain its surrounding peaks, the Durbanville Hills, and the expansive lowland region known as the Cape Flats. These geographic features in part divide the city into several commonly known groupings of suburbs (equivalent to districts outside South Africa), many of which developed historically together and share common attributes of language and culture.
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... Gagebrook, Tasmania is one of the northern-most suburbs of Hobart, located on the eastern shore of the Derwent River between the suburbs of Bridgewater and Old Beach ... The suburb, like its adjacent suburb of Bridgewater (also built up of mass-public housing in the 1970s) has a reputation as a lower socio-economic area ... Like the rest of Hobarts' public housing suburbs, many public housing stock have been sold privately ...
... It’s in the suburbs that there is vitality, deception, depression, energy, utopia, autonomy, craziness, creativity, destruction, ideas, young people, hope, fights to be ... It’s in the suburbs that today’s big issues are written on the building facades ... It’s in the suburbs that today’s reality can be grasped, and it’s in the suburbs that the pulse of vitality hurts" ...
... For much of the first half of the 20th century, the Eastern Suburbs club was known colloquially as the "Tricolours" after the club colours of red, white and blue ... teams who also wore red, white, and blue, the Eastern Suburbs club became known as the Roosters ... The explanation given being that Eastern Suburbs being in the east, is where the sun would rise hence where the rooster would crow first ...
... In 2005, the town had an estimated population of 50,000, and including the immediate suburbs within a radius of 16 km (9.9 mi) the total population is about 72,000 ... In the suburbs of the town many large houses have been built by returning residents from North America and the United Kingdom on an ad-hoc basis ... Prominent suburbs and surrounding villages include Ingleside, Battersea, Knockpatrick, Clover, Waltham, Bloomfield, Caledonia Meadows, Brumalia, Spur Tree, Kingsland, French ...
... The suburb of Karama is named after an Aboriginal tribe ... residential area in Darwin's northern suburbs built in the period from the late 1970s to the early 1980s ... number of tribal names be used for the suburbs of Darwin ...
Famous quotes containing the word suburbs:
“In an expanding universe, time is on the side of the outcast. Those who once inhabited the suburbs of human contempt find that without changing their address they eventually live in the metropolis.”
—Quentin Crisp (b. 1908)
“The system was breaking down. The one who had wandered alone past so many happenings and events began to feel, backing up along the primal vein that led to his center, the beginning of hiccup that would, if left to gather, explode the center to the extremities of life, the suburbs through which one makes ones way to where the country is.”
—John Ashbery (b. 1927)
“With four walk-in closets to walk in,
Three bushes, two shrubs, and one tree,
The suburbs are good for the children,
But no place for grown-ups to be.”
—Judith Viorst (b. 1935)