Waikiki, Western Australia

Summary

Waikiki
PerthWestern Australia
Waikiki Village Shopping Centre, September 2019 01.jpg
Waikiki Village Shopping Centre
Coordinates32°19′19″S 115°46′08″E / 32.322°S 115.769°E / -32.322; 115.769Coordinates: 32°19′19″S 115°46′08″E / 32.322°S 115.769°E / -32.322; 115.769
Population12,396 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,215/km2 (3,148/sq mi)
Established5 April 1974
Postcode(s)6169
Area10.2 km2 (3.9 sq mi)[2]
LGA(s)City of Rockingham
State electorate(s)Kwinana, Rockingham, Baldivis
Federal division(s)Brand
Suburbs around Waikiki:
Safety Bay Cooloongup Hillman
Waikiki Baldivis
Warnbro Port Kennedy

Waikiki is an outer southern suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia. It adjoins and is closely associated with Safety Bay in the City of Rockingham. A prime landmark is the Waikiki Village shopping centre on Read Street, the main road linking Rockingham with Warnbro and Port Kennedy.

The suburb is named after the Honolulu neighborhood of Waikiki and was chosen by the developer of the area. The name was officially gazetted on 5 April 1974.[3]

References

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Waikiki (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 December 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "2016 Community Profiles: Waikiki (State Suburb)". 2016 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 26 November 2021. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – W". Retrieved 3 December 2021.