How do I say I live in the western cape of South Africa?

LiandaA0Kwiziq community member

How do I say I live in the western cape of South Africa?

Asked 6 months ago
MarieKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Lianda,

You would say "J'habite au Cap-Occidental en Afrique du Sud."

SwastikA1Kwiziq community member

@marie 

Bonjour!

Why "a" was not used here instead of "au"

MarieKwiziq team member

Hi Swastik,

We say "au" as the name of this place is "Le Cap-Occidental". "Au" is the contraction of "à" + "le".

You can get more information here: À + le = au, à + les = aux, de + le = du, de + les = des (contractions of articles)

Hope this helps!

Marie

How do I say I live in the western cape of South Africa?

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