Where Is Steenberg In Cape Town South Africa

What is Steenberg?

Steenberg is a small community in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa.

It has a population of slightly more than 4,000 and mainly includes those belonging to the Cape Coloured community.

Where Is Steenberg In Cape Town South Africa?

Steenberg is located in the region of Western Cape. Western Cape’s capital Cape Town (Cape Town) is approximately 17 km / 11 mi away from Steenberg (as the crow flies). 

What is the history of Steenberg Cape Town?

Steenberg was established in 1682 by Catherina Ustings Ras, a German immigrant to the Dutch Cape Colony.

Ras was granted a lease to cultivate the land by Simon van der Stel, then Governor of the Cape. She settled on the farm with her fifth husband, Matthys Michelse.