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Coordinates: 32°15′25″S 148°36′4″E / 32.25694°S 148.60111°E / -32.25694; 148.60111
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New South Wales
Overlooking the city from West Dubbo
Dubbo is located in New South Wales
Coordinates32°15′25″S 148°36′4″E / 32.25694°S 148.60111°E / -32.25694; 148.60111
Population36,092 (2016 census)[1] (37)
1966 (city)[2]
Elevation275 m (902 ft)[3]
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST)AEDT (UTC+11)
Location400 km (249 mi) NW of Sydney[4]
LGA(s)Dubbo Regional Council
RegionCentral West / Orana
State electorate(s)Dubbo
Federal division(s)Parkes
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
24.3 °C
76 °F
10.1 °C
50 °F
551.7 mm
21.7 in

Dubbo (Wiradjuri: Dhubu) is a large town in the central west area of New South Wales, Australia. Dubbo has a campus of the Charles Sturt University.[5] A major tourist attraction in Dubbo is the Taronga Western Plains Zoo.[6] There are passenger trains to and from Sydney and buses to and from Broken Hill.


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  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Dubbo". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Morton, P.H. (9 September 1966). "Local Government Act, 1919.—Proclamation". No. 97. Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales. p. 3700 – via Trove, National Library of Australia.
  3. "DCC Annual Report" (PDF). Dubbo City Council. 2005. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 30 December 2007. (refer page 7)
  4. Dubbo lies at a bearing of 307° from Sydney
  5. "Dubbo Campus. Charles Sturt University". csu.edu.au. Archived from the original on 24 March 2010. Retrieved 23 March 2010.
  6. "Western Plains Zoo - Taronga Conservation Society Australia". taronga.org.au. Archived from the original on 27 March 2010. Retrieved 23 March 2010.