Where Is Tygerberg In Cape Town South Africa

What is a Tygerberg?

Tygerberg is a district in the northern suburbs of Cape Town in South Africa. It is also the name of the range of hills in the area.

Where Is Tygerberg In Cape Town South Africa?

The Tygerberg area is situated south of the historic town of Stellenbosch, tucked between the mountains and the sea.

What areas fall under Tygerberg?

The Northern Suburbs Region, Cape TownThe northern suburbs are officially part of the City of

Tygerberg, was formed from the union of the municipalities of Bellville, Durbanville, Goodwood, and Parow.

Why is it called Tygerberg?

The name Tygerberg (“Tiger Mountain”) comes from the characteristic spots, or “heuweltjies” which exist in Shale Renosterveld.

They can be seen from a distance, covering these hills, and early settlers thus named the hills after an animal that they mistakenly believed had spots on its skin.