Moree, New South Wales

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Moree
New South Wales
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Moree Municipal Hall
Population: 8083
Established: 1862
Postcode: 2400
Elevation: 212 m (696 ft)
State District: Barwon
Federal Division: Parkes

Moree is a large town in northern New South Wales, Australia. It is on the Mehi River and on the junction of the Newell Highway and Gwydir Highway. The next closest town to Moree is Narrabri which is 100 kilometers south of Moree.[1]

Moree is a major agricultural centre. It is an important part of the Australian cotton growing industry. Like many towns and cities in Australia, Moree shares its name with a much smaller community in Northern Ireland, Moree, County Tyrone. At the 2001 census, 9,247 people lived in Moree. Later in 2006, only 8,083 people lived there.[2]

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