Expat Communities in South Africa

Cape Town boasts the largest community of Expat German, Dutch, French and other foreign language speakers and Immigrants living and working in South Africa whilst in Johannesburg the expat community is not very visible at all. Most expats in Cape Town live in suburbs such as Tamboerskloof, Gardens, Oranjezicht and Higgovale. Many foreigners also live in the Blouberg area and many of them feel at home in Hout Bay.
Another huge German community lives in the Helderberg area around Somerset West, where a big German supermarket is located too.
Below are a few websites with some great information on clubs, places, restaurants and more for all expats living and working in South Africa.
Inter Nations
Expat Cape Town
Expat Blog
Goethe Suedafrika
German Information Centre Pretoria
If you have any communities you would like to bring to Foreign Language Placements attention please do not hesitate to contact us and we will add them to this page.