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
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
Area
 • Total0.32 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total930
 • Density2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African21.4%
 • Coloured0.8%
 • Indian/Asian1.4%
 • White76.3%
 • Other0.1%
First languages (2011)
 • English81.7%
 • Afrikaans4.7%
 • Zulu3.3%
 • Northern Sotho2.7%
 • Other7.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

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

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.