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Tamworth, New South Wales

Coordinates: 31°05′S 150°55′E / 31.083°S 150.917°E / -31.083; 150.917
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New South Wales
Tamworth view from Oxley Lookout
Tamworth is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates31°05′S 150°55′E / 31.083°S 150.917°E / -31.083; 150.917
Population41,006 (2016 census)[1] (32nd)
Established1818 (explored)
1850 (established)
1946 (city)
Elevation404 m (1,325 ft)
LGA(s)Tamworth Regional Council
RegionNorth West Slopes
State electorate(s)Tamworth
Federal division(s)New England
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
24.7 °C
76 °F
9.8 °C
50 °F
636.1 mm
25 in

Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. It has a population of just over 42,000. Tamworth is famous for its country music festival held every year in January. It's the second biggest country music festival in the world. It was the first city in the Southern Hemisphere to have electric street lights. There are passenger trains to and from Sydney or Armidale and buses to and from Inverell.

References[change | change source]

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tamworth". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata