Collingwood, Victoria

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Collingwood is located in Melbourne
Coordinates 37°48′07″S 144°59′17″E / 37.8019°S 144.98815°E / -37.8019; 144.98815Coordinates: 37°48′07″S 144°59′17″E / 37.8019°S 144.98815°E / -37.8019; 144.98815
Population 8,513 (2016)[1]
 • Density 7,217/km2 (18,690/sq mi)
Established 1850s
Postcode(s) 3066
Area 1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
LGA(s) City of Yarra
State electorate(s) Richmond
Federal Division(s) Melbourne
Suburbs around Collingwood:
Fitzroy North Clifton Hill Clifton Hill
Fitzroy Collingwood Abbotsford
Melbourne East Melbourne Richmond

Collingwood is a suburb in Melbourne, Australia. It was named after Baron Cuthbert Collingwood (1748 - 1810), an admiral of the Royal Navy.

Sport[change | change source]

The Collingwood Football Club was originally based in Collingwood, but has since moved to the Lexus Centre.

References[change | change source]

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Collingwood (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 July 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata