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Erasmia is located in Gauteng
 Erasmia shown within Gauteng
Erasmia is located in South Africa
Erasmia (South Africa)
Erasmia is located in Africa
Erasmia (Africa)
Coordinates: 25°48′51″S 28°5′35″E / 25.81417°S 28.09306°E / -25.81417; 28.09306Coordinates: 25°48′51″S 28°5′35″E / 25.81417°S 28.09306°E / -25.81417; 28.09306
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Tshwane
 • Total 2.93 km2 (1.13 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 6,932
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 12.6%
 • Coloured 1.8%
 • Indian/Asian 77.0%
 • White 7.0%
 • Other 1.6%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 75.3%
 • Afrikaans 12.5%
 • Northern Sotho 2.5%
 • Tswana 1.2%
 • Other 8.5%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 0183
PO box 0023

Erasmia is a suburb, southwest of central Pretoria in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. Originally a whites-only area under apartheid, increasing numbers of Indians from neighbouring Laudium moved in, following the abolition of segregation in the early 1990s, and the construction of a direct link road between the two areas. Erasmia lies west of the R55 route In 2001, 65.72% of the population was Indian,[2] and by 2011, Indians made up 77.03% of the population.[1] The area called Christoburg although technically a different suburb, is for census [1] and other purposes usually treated as part of Erasmia.


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Sub Place Erasmia". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Sub Place Erasmia Census 2001