Dubbo, New South Wales

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Dubbo
New South Wales
Overlooking Dubbo from the suburb of West Dubbo.jpg
Overlooking the city from West Dubbo
Dubbo is located in New South Wales
Dubbo
Dubbo
Coordinates32°15′25″S 148°36′4″E / 32.25694°S 148.60111°E / -32.25694; 148.60111Coordinates: 32°15′25″S 148°36′4″E / 32.25694°S 148.60111°E / -32.25694; 148.60111
Population36,092 (2016 census)[1] (37)
Established1849
1966 (city)[2]
Postcode(s)2830
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
CountyLincoln
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 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 Western Plains Zoo.[6]

References[change | change source]

  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" (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. Retrieved 23 March 2010.
  6. "Western Plains Zoo - Taronga Conservation Society Australia". taronga.org.au. Retrieved 23 March 2010.