Keralup, Western Australia

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Keralup
PerthWestern Australia
Keralup is located in Perth
Keralup
Keralup
Coordinates32°28′16″S 115°48′47″E / 32.471°S 115.813°E / -32.471; 115.813Coordinates: 32°28′16″S 115°48′47″E / 32.471°S 115.813°E / -32.471; 115.813
Population0 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density0.00/km2 (0.0/sq mi)
Established2007
Postcode(s)6182
Area4.0 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Location58 km (36 mi) S of Perth
LGA(s)
State electorate(s)Warnbro and Murray-Wellington
Federal Division(s)Brand and Canning
Suburbs around Keralup:
Karnup Hopeland Hopeland
Karnup Keralup Keysbrook
Stake Hill Nambeelup Nambeelup

Keralup is a suburb straddling the southern boundary of the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia, on the eastern side of the Kwinana Freeway, and consists entirely of a government strategic landholding. The suburb will ultimately contain 90,000 people, with the majority of development being on the eastern side of the Serpentine River.[2]

The name was chosen from a newspaper poll; it was proposed by local Nyoongar leader, Trevor Walley, as it was the name of a pool in the Serpentine River in which he and his friends played as children.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "2011 Census QuickStats: Keralup". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-10-31. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ http://www.rockingham.wa.gov.au/Business-and-development/Land-and-property/Future-town-planning/Keralup.aspx
  3. ^ http://www.dhw.wa.gov.au/keralup/