Bothasig

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Bothasig
Bothasig is located in Western Cape
Bothasig
Bothasig
Bothasig is located in South Africa
Bothasig
Bothasig
Bothasig is located in Africa
Bothasig
Bothasig
 Bothasig shown within Western Cape
Coordinates: 33°51′34″S 18°32′23″E / 33.85944°S 18.53972°E / -33.85944; 18.53972Coordinates: 33°51′34″S 18°32′23″E / 33.85944°S 18.53972°E / -33.85944; 18.53972
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Milnerton
Area[1]
 • Total 4.07 km2 (1.57 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 11,790
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 6.2%
 • Coloured 14.1%
 • Indian/Asian 1.3%
 • White 76.7%
 • Other 1.6%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 70.4%
 • Afrikaans 25.2%
 • Xhosa 2.0%
 • Other 2.3%
Postal code (street) 7441
PO box 7406

Bothasig also known as 'The Sig' is a suburban area of the City of Cape Town in Western Cape, South Africa. It is located north of Edgemead and east of Milnerton. It is located approximately 15 km north-east of the Cape Town city centre.

Township 2,5 km from Milnerton, laid out on the farm Bosmansdam and named after it, but renamed in 1966 after P W Botha, then Minister of Community Development and subsequently Prime Minister and State President of the Republic of South Africa.[2]

Bothasig is an area located toward the west of the province Western Cape in South Africa. The area is very community focused and hosts a soccer club (Abe Sher Stadium) alongside the Bothasig Baseball Club.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Bothasig". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 91.