Dubbo, New South Wales

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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
Coordinates 32°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
Population 36,092 (2016 census)[1] (37)
Established 1849
1966 (city)[2]
Postcode(s) 2830
Elevation 275 m (902 ft)[3]
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location 400 km (249 mi) NW of Sydney[4]
LGA(s) Dubbo Regional Council
Region Central West / Orana
County Lincoln
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. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/220025019
  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.