Percelia Estate

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Percelia Estate
Percelia Estate is located in Gauteng
Percelia Estate
Percelia Estate
Percelia Estate is located in South Africa
Percelia Estate
Percelia Estate
Percelia Estate is located in Africa
Percelia Estate
Percelia Estate
 Percelia Estate shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°08′28″S 28°05′31″E / 26.141°S 28.092°E / -26.141; 28.092Coordinates: 26°08′28″S 28°05′31″E / 26.141°S 28.092°E / -26.141; 28.092
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Area[1]
 • Total 0.32 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 930
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 21.4%
 • Coloured 0.8%
 • Indian/Asian 1.4%
 • White 76.3%
 • Other 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 81.7%
 • Afrikaans 4.7%
 • Zulu 3.3%
 • Northern Sotho 2.7%
 • Other 7.6%

Percelia Estate is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region E.

History[edit]

The suburb is situated on part of an old Witwatersrand farm called Klipfontein.[2] It became a suburb on 14 September 1938.[2] It takes its name from the first names from the land owners Percy Michels and Elias Sandler.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Percelia Estate". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Raper, Peter E.; Moller, Lucie A.; du Plessis, Theodorus L. (2014). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 1412. ISBN 9781868425501.