Orelia, Western Australia

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PerthWestern Australia
Orelia is located in Perth
Coordinates 32°14′10″S 115°49′23″E / 32.236°S 115.823°E / -32.236; 115.823Coordinates: 32°14′10″S 115°49′23″E / 32.236°S 115.823°E / -32.236; 115.823
Population 4,142 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 6167
LGA(s) City of Kwinana
State electorate(s) Kwinana
Federal Division(s) Brand
Suburbs around Orelia:
Postans The Spectacles The Spectacles
Medina Orelia Bertram
Calista Parmelia Bertram

Orelia is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Kwinana.

Orelia is one of the Kwinana suburbs named after a ship. The "Orelia" arrived at Fremantle bringing settlers to the new Swan River Colony in October 1829. Development of the area commenced in 1952.

Orelia Avenue - Orelia Avenue is the main residential street which runs through the suburb. There is a distinct difference between the established houses on the west side and the newly built homes on the east side. However, despite this juxtaposition, there is a nice cross mix between the style and design of housing in the suburb which adds to its originality and character.

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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Orelia (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-10-05.