Newcastle, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Newcastle view.jpg
Central Newcastle in 2007, viewed from Stockton, across the harbour.
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Coordinates32°55′S 151°45′E / 32.917°S 151.750°E / -32.917; 151.750Coordinates: 32°55′S 151°45′E / 32.917°S 151.750°E / -32.917; 151.750
Population322,278 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,233/km2 (3,190/sq mi)
Elevation9 m (30 ft)
Area261.8 km2 (101.1 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST)AEDT (UTC+11)
Location162 km (101 mi) NNE of Sydney
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)
Mean max temp[2] Mean min temp[2] Annual rainfall[2]
21.8 °C
71 °F
14.3 °C
58 °F
1,123.0 mm
44.2 in

Newcastle is a city in New South Wales, Australia. It is also the second oldest city in Australia. Newcastle is 160km north of Sydney, and is the largest coal-harbour in the world.

References[change | change source]

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Newcastle (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Newcastle Nobbys Signal Station AWS". Climate statistics for Australian locations. Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 3 November 2017.