A tourist mecca on the African continent and a major destination for especially European expatriates and immigrants, due to its sheer natural beauty, Mediterranean climate, good infrastructure, outdoor lifestyle, buzzing party scene and beautiful people. Home to over 3.5 million people of African, Asian and European descent, it is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. A hub for the creative industries and Information Technology companies, Cape Town is the most entrepeneurial city in South Africa. Although most Capetonians speak Afrikaans as their first language, almost everyone speaks English and there are many Xhosa speaking people as well. Known in Afrikaans as Kaapstad (pronounced kaahpstut) and iKapa (ee-kahpah) in Xhosa.