Cape Flats

The Cape Flats comprises the areas East of the Northern and Southern suburbs of Cape Town and is made up of Black Townships, Coloured ghettoes and Shantytowns. It was the area that most Black people were moved to after areas were declared 'White Only' . It is also the area in which most of Migrant labour was housed.

Last updated : 31-May-2012

This article was produced for South African History Online on 14-Jul-2011