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PerthWestern Australia
Population 0 (2011 census)
 • Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Established 2007
Postcode(s) 6182
Area 4.0 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Location 58 km (36 mi) S of Perth
State electorate(s) Warnbro and Murray-Wellington
Federal Division(s) Brand and Canning
Suburbs around Keralup:
Karnup Hopeland Hopeland
Karnup Keralup Keysbrook
Stake Hill Nambeelup Nambeelup

Keralup is a suburb straddling the southern boundary of the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia, on the eastern side of the Kwinana Freeway, and consists entirely of a government strategic landholding. The suburb will ultimately contain 90,000 people, with the majority of development being on the eastern side of the Serpentine River.

The name was chosen from a newspaper poll; it was proposed by local Nyoongar leader, Trevor Walley, as it was the name of a pool in the Serpentine River in which he and his friends played as children.

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