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Coordinates: 38°09′0″S 144°21′0″E / 38.15000°S 144.35000°E / -38.15000; 144.35000
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Geelong viewed across Corio Bay from The Esplanade Drumcondra in 2010.
Geelong is located in Victoria
Coordinates38°09′0″S 144°21′0″E / 38.15000°S 144.35000°E / -38.15000; 144.35000
Population192,393 (2016) (12th)
 • Density209.3982/km2 (542.339/sq mi)
Area918.79 km2 (354.7 sq mi)[1] (2011 urban)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST)AEDT (UTC+11)
Location72 km (45 mi) SW of Melbourne
LGA(s)City of Greater Geelong
State electorate(s)
Federal division(s)
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
19.6 °C
67 °F
9.4 °C
49 °F
552.7 mm
21.8 in

Geelong is the second biggest city in the state of Victoria, Australia. It has a large port and 190,000 people living in its area. Geelong at Corio Bay, which is 75 kilometres south-west Melbourne.

The city is a near many famous tourist attractions, for example the Great Ocean Road, the Shipwreck Coast and the Bellarine Peninsula. Geelong also has the second oldest Australian rules football club in the world, the Geelong Football Club, also called The Cats.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2011 Census Community Profiles: Geelong". ABS Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 31 August 2017. Retrieved 15 September 2016.

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