World’s largest “cape” cities and towns

Cape Town and the Cape of Good Hope – Source: twitter.com

The following list identifies those cities and towns with the geographic term “cape” in their name. Twenty (20) different nations are represented on this diverse list. As always, any additions, corrections, or suggestions are welcome.

  1. Cape Town, South Africa = 4,005,016 (2016 est. )
  2. Cabo Frio (Cold Cape), Brazil = 230,278 (2020)
  3. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico = 202,694 (2020)
  4. Cape Coral, Florida, USA = 194,495 (2019 est.)
  5. Cape Coast, Ghana = 169,894 (2010)
  6. Ras Tanura (Cape Oven), Saudi Arabia = 153,933 (2018)
  7. San José del Cabo, Mexico = 136,285 (2020)
  8. Ras Al-Khaimah, UAE = 115,949 (2014)
  9. Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA = 40,559 (2019 est.) – only inland city on the list
  10. Arraial do Cabo, Brazil = 30,593 (2020)
  11. Ra’s Lanuf, Libya = 13,300 (2010)
  12. Capo d’Orlando, Sicily, Italy = 13,256 (2018)
  13. Cap Skirring, Senegal = 12,000 (2009)
  14. Cabo Ledo, Angola = 11,709 (2014)
  15. Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA = 10,470 (2019 est.)
  16. Cape Elizabeth, Maine, USA = 9,080 (2012 est.)
  17. Lège-Cap-Ferret, France = 8,374 (2018)
  18. Myskhako, Russia = 7,984 (2010)
  19. Cape May Courthouse, New Jersey, USA = 5,338 (2010)
  20. Gagliano del Capo, Italy = 5,154 (2017)
  21. Cap Malheureux, Mauritius = 5,070 (2011)
  22. San Vito Lo Capo, Sicily, Italy = 4,690 (2017)
  23. Cap-d’Ail, France = 4,529 (2018)
  24. Portopalo di Capo Passero, Sicily, Italy = 3,916 (2017)
  25. Cape May, New Jersey, USA = 3,422 (2019 est.)
  26. North Cape May, New Jersey, USA = 3,226 (2010)
  27. Cape Vincent, New York, USA = 2,812 (2016 est.)
  28. Karaburun, Turkey = 2,722 (2014)
  29. Westkapelle, Netherlands = 2,594 (2019)
  30. Cap-Pelé, New Brunswick, Canada = 2,425 (2016)
  31. Baie du Cap (Bay Cape), Mauritius = 2,388 (2015)
  32. Ras al-Helal (Crescent Cape), Libya = 2,235 (2006)
  33. Roseto Capo Spulico, Italy = 1,914 (2011)
  34. Cape Woolamai, Victoria, Australia = 1,676 (2016)
  35. Cabo de Gata (Cat Cape), Spain = 1,583 (2014)
  36. Cittadella del Capo (Cape Citadel), Italy = 1,123 (2011)
  37. Cape Charles, Virginia, USA = 1,019 (2019 est.)
  38. West Cape May, New Jersey, USA = 1,001 (2019 est.)
  39. Ras Madrakah, Oman = 915 (2020)
  40. Cape Paterson, Victoria, Australia = 891 (2016)

Capelelene, Mozambique = ?

Ras Al-Khair, Saudi Arabia = ?

Cape Coral and Fort Myers – Source: terraprints.com

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