Moree, New South Wales
New South Wales
|Coordinates||29°27′57″S 149°50′02″E / 29.46583°S 149.83389°ECoordinates: 29°27′57″S 149°50′02″E / 29.46583°S 149.83389°E|
|Population||7,383 (2016 census)|
|Elevation||212 m (696 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Moree Plains Shire|
|State electorate(s)||Northern Tablelands|
Moree is a large town in northern New South Wales, Australia. It is on the Mehi River and on the junction of the Newell Highway and Gwydir Highway. The next closest town to Moree is Narrabri which is 100 kilometers south of Moree.
Moree is a major agricultural centre. It is an important part of the Australian cotton growing industry. Like many towns and cities in Australia, Moree shares its name with a much smaller community in Northern Ireland, Moree, County Tyrone. At the 2001 census, 9,247 people lived in Moree. Later in 2006, only 8,083 people lived there.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Moree (Urban Centre)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
- ↑ "Map of Moree in New South Wales". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2012.
- ↑ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Moree (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 January 2012.