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Philadelphia, Western Cape

Dutch Reformed Church in Philadelphia
Dutch Reformed Church in Philadelphia
Philadelphia is located in Western Cape
 Philadelphia shown within Western Cape
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
 • 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]


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