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Bathurst, New South Wales

Coordinates: 33°25′12″S 149°34′40″E / 33.42000°S 149.57778°E / -33.42000; 149.57778
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New South Wales
Bathurst skyline
Bathurst is located in New South Wales
Coordinates33°25′12″S 149°34′40″E / 33.42000°S 149.57778°E / -33.42000; 149.57778
Population35,020 (2016 census)[1]
Elevation650 m (2,133 ft)
Location203 km (126 mi) NW of Sydney
State electorate(s)Bathurst
Federal division(s)Calare
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
19.8 °C
68 °F
6.8 °C
44 °F
638.4 mm
25.1 in

Bathurst is a city in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is about 200km west of Sydney. Bathurst has a campus of Charles Sturt University[2] and a cathedral.

Bathurst is famous for Mount Panorama racetrack. Every year the Bathurst 1000 motor race happens over Easter. The race is a 1000 km event. The racetrack is 6.213km. It usually takes drivers about 7 hours to complete the race.

References[change | change source]

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bathurst". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. "Charles Sturt University in Bathurst". csu.edu.au. Archived from the original on 27 March 2010. Retrieved 23 March 2010.