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.
Gundagai is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates35°03′57″S 148°06′28″E / 35.065885°S 148.107695°E / -35.065885; 148.107695Coordinates: 35°03′57″S 148°06′28″E / 35.065885°S 148.107695°E / -35.065885; 148.107695
Population1,926 (2011 census)
Elevation232 m (761 ft)
LGA(s)Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council
State electorate(s)Cootamundra
Federal Division(s)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.[1] 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.[2]

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

References[change | change source]

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