Moreleta Park

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Moreleta Park
Moreleta Park is located in Gauteng
Moreleta Park
 Moreleta Park shown within Gauteng
Moreleta Park is located in South Africa
Moreleta Park
Moreleta Park (South Africa)
Moreleta Park is located in Africa
Moreleta Park
Moreleta Park (Africa)
Coordinates: 25°49′30″S 28°17′30″E / 25.82500°S 28.29167°E / -25.82500; 28.29167Coordinates: 25°49′30″S 28°17′30″E / 25.82500°S 28.29167°E / -25.82500; 28.29167
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Tshwane
Area[1]
 • Total 10.01 km2 (3.86 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 27,539
 • Density 2,800/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 22.1%
 • Coloured 1.6%
 • Indian/Asian 1.8%
 • White 73.7%
 • Other 0.8%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 62.9%
 • English 20.8%
 • Tswana 2.7%
 • Zulu 2.6%
 • Other 11.1%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)

Moreleta Park (Afrikaans: Moreletapark) is a suburb of Pretoria, South Africa, situated 12 kilometres (7 mi) southeast of the city centre. According to the 2011 census, it has a population of 27,539.[1]

Moreleta Park is a suburban area with the majority of people commuting to work elsewhere; e.g. Johannesburg. It has a broad mixture of properties including office parks, retail shopping centers, hospitals, churches, upmarket single stand housing, gated security complexes, as well as typically smaller and higher density residential units built within an outer wall that forms a security barrier. There is also an informal settlement called "Plastic View" within the borders of the suburb. This poverty stricken settlement does not receive much noted support from the local council. Some local charities are reaching out to these residents from time to time.

The Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve contains African wild life; zebras, springbok and other small antelope and ostriches may be observed. Entrance is free of charge and it is the best place for Sunday Morning Walk.

Moreleta Park falls under the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Sub Place Moreleta Park". Census 2011.