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
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%
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.