Sandbaai

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Sandbaai
Sandbaai is located in South Africa
Sandbaai
Sandbaai
 Sandbaai shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 34°25′08″S 19°11′38″E / 34.419°S 19.194°E / -34.419; 19.194Coordinates: 34°25′08″S 19°11′38″E / 34.419°S 19.194°E / -34.419; 19.194
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Overberg
Municipality Overstrand
Area[1]
 • Total 4.19 km2 (1.62 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 4,102
 • Density 980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 5.8%
 • Coloured 4.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.3%
 • White 89.0%
 • Other 0.8%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 68.9%
 • English 28.6%
 • Other 2.5%
Postal code (street) 7200
PO box 7200

Sandbaai (or Sand Bay) is a town of approximately 4,000 people on the south coast of the Western Cape province in South Africa. A suburb of Hermanus, it lies between Onrusrivier to the west and Hermanus itself to the east. Sandbaai is governed as ward 7 of the Overstrand Local Municipality.

According to the 2011 census, the population of Sandbaai is 4,102, of whom 68.9% spoke Afrikaans as their first language while 28.6% spoke English. 89.0% of the population described themselves as "White", 5.8% as "Black African" and 4.2% as "Coloured".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Main Place Sandbaai". Census 2011.