Mothibistad

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Mothibistad
Mothibistad is located in South Africa
Mothibistad
Mothibistad
 Mothibistad shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 27°23′56″S 23°29′20″E / 27.399°S 23.489°E / -27.399; 23.489Coordinates: 27°23′56″S 23°29′20″E / 27.399°S 23.489°E / -27.399; 23.489
Country South Africa
Province Northern Cape
District John Taolo Gaetsewe
Municipality Ga-Segonyana
Area[1]
 • Total 5.49 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 9,616
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 98.9%
 • Coloured 0.6%
 • Indian/Asian 0.4%
 • Other 0.2%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Tswana 88.0%
 • English 3.0%
 • S. Ndebele 1.7%
 • Zulu 1.4%
 • Other 5.9%
Area code 053

Mothibistad is a town situated 9 kilometres (6 mi) northeast of Kuruman in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. Before 1994 it was in the Bophuthatswana bantustan, and from 1994 until a border change in 2006 it was in North West province. According to the census of 2011 it had a population of 9,616, of whom 99% described themselves as Black African and 88% spoke Tswana as a first language.[2] It falls within the Ga-Segonyana Local Municipality and the John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality.

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