|Municipality||City of Tshwane|
|• Total||2.94 km2 (1.14 sq mi)|
|• Density||8,000/km2 (21,000/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||80.2%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Northern Sotho||14.0%|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal code (street)|
The land on which the suburb lies had the name originally and so it remained after the land was surveyed in 1857/58 by AF du Toit.
The main thoroughfare is Park Street. Landmarks on Park Street are The Pretoria Art Museum in its Mid-Century Modernist building, The Gerard Moerdyk Restaurant which serves traditional colonial African fare in a house built in 1920 by this famous architect, as well as Loftus Versfeld Stadium where local and international rugby and soccer matches are played.
The Ecole Miriam Makeba, a campus of the Lycée Jules Verne French international school, is in Arcadia. The University of Pretoria is also near Arcadia. High schools in the area include Pretoria High School for Girls, Pretoria Boys High School, Afrikaanse Hoer Meisieskool, Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool and Pretoria Technical High School.
- "Sub Place Arcadia". Census 2011.
- Standard Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa vol.7
- Raper, Peter E.; Moller, Lucie A.; du Plessis, Theodorus L. (2014). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 1412. ISBN 9781868425501.
- "Contact and access map Archived 2015-02-10 at the Wayback Machine." Lycée Jules Verne. Retrieved on 18 January 2015. "Ecole Miriam Makeba 816 - 818 George Avenue Corner George & Eastwood, Eastwood – Arcadia, Pretoria"