Leda, Western Australia facts for kids
Perth, Western Australia
|Population||3,357 (2011 census)|
|• Density||685/km2 (1,770/sq mi)|
|Area||4.9 km2 (1.9 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||City of Kwinana|
Leda is one of the Kwinana suburbs named after a ship. The brig Leda brought settlers to the new Swan River Colony in January 1830. The suburb name was approved in 1969.
The name Leda is appropriate for a ship which brought colonists to the Swan River. In Greek mythology Leda is associated with swans because the god Zeus came to her in the guise of a swan.
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