Gundagai, New South Wales

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New South Wales
The town and the Murrumbidgee floodplain in July 2005. The Hume Highway can be seen in the middle distance.
Population: 1,998 [1]
Established: 1838
Postcode: 2722
Elevation: 232 m (761 ft)
LGA: Gundagai Shire Council
County: Clarendon
State District: Burrinjuck
Federal Division: Riverina
Mean Max Temp Mean Min Temp Annual Rainfall
22.4 °C
72 °F
8.6 °C
47 °F
713.6 mm
28.1 in

Gundagai is a town in New South Wales, Australia. It is a small town, but authors often write about Gundagai. It is seen to be the typical Australian country town.[2] It is built on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River. It is near the Muniong and Yambla Mountain ranges. Gundagai is 390 km south-west of Sydney. Gundagai is part of the Gundagai Shire Council Local Government Area. In 2006 there were 1,998 people living in Gundagai.[1]

The bushranger, Captain Moonlight, is buried in the Gundagai Cemetery.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Gundagai (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-02-28. 
  2. "Gundagai". Sydney Morning Herald. 8 February 2004. Retrieved 2008-05-08.  Check date values in: |date= (help)