Philadelphia, Western Cape

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Philadelphia
Dutch Reformed Church in Philadelphia
Dutch Reformed Church in Philadelphia
Philadelphia is located in Western Cape
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
 Philadelphia shown within Western Cape
Philadelphia is located in South Africa
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Philadelphia (South Africa)
Philadelphia is located in Africa
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Philadelphia (Africa)
Coordinates: 33°39′58″S 18°34′55″E / 33.666°S 18.582°E / -33.666; 18.582Coordinates: 33°39′58″S 18°34′55″E / 33.666°S 18.582°E / -33.666; 18.582
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Area[1]
 • Total 0.43 km2 (0.17 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 570
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 7.2%
 • Coloured 59.1%
 • White 33.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 86.7%
 • English 10.4%
 • Xhosa 1.1%
 • Tswana 1.1%
 • Other 0.9%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
PO box 7304
Area code 021

Philadelphia is a town in City of Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Village 33 km south-west of Malmesbury. Developed from a parish of the Dutch Reformed Church established in 1863. The name is of biblical origin (Rev. 3:7-13) and means 'brotherly love'.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Philadelphia". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 364.