With Cape Town as its provincial capital, Western Cape is the fourth largest of the nine provinces. Over a five million people live in the Western Cape and the area has a 129 462 sq. km. In Western Cape you find majestic mountains, farmlands set in valleys and long beaches. Inland you find the wide-open landscape of the semi desert Karoo. The cold Atlantic Ocean and the warmer Indian Ocean meet on the coast of the Western Cape, a true phenomenon.