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Bothasig is located in Western Cape
 Bothasig shown within Western Cape
Location within Cape Town
Bothasig is located in Cape Town
Bothasig is located in South Africa
Bothasig (South Africa)
Bothasig is located in Africa
Bothasig (Africa)
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
 • 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%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
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.


  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.