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Coordinates: 30°44′56″S 121°27′57″E / 30.74889°S 121.46583°E / -30.74889; 121.46583
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Western Australia
Kalgoorlie Court House, Hannan Street
Kalgoorlie Court House and Post Office
Kalgoorlie–Boulder is located in Western Australia
Coordinates30°44′56″S 121°27′57″E / 30.74889°S 121.46583°E / -30.74889; 121.46583
Population29,068 (2021 census - UCL)[1]
 • Density387.06/km2 (1,002.5/sq mi)
Elevation383 m (1,257 ft)
Area75.1 km2 (29.0 sq mi)[2] (2011 urban)
Time zoneAWST (UTC+8)
LGA(s)City of Kalgoorlie–Boulder
State electorate(s)Kalgoorlie
Federal division(s)O'Connor
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
25.2 °C
77 °F
11.6 °C
53 °F
265.6 mm
10.5 in

Kalgoorlie is a city in Western Australia. It is 593.1 kilometres east of Perth. It is the largest urban centre in the Goldfield-Esperance region, with an population of 30,000. It was founded in the 1890s in response to the gold rush at the time. It has a hot semi-arid climate (BSh in the Koeppen climate classification).

References[change | change source]

  1. "2021 Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Census All persons QuickStats | Australian Bureau of Statistics".
  2. "2011 Census Community Profiles: Kalgoorlie – Boulder". ABS Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 3 April 2018. Retrieved 15 September 2016.