New South Wales
Looking down Baylis Street
|Population||54,411 (2016 census) (26th)|
|Elevation||147 m (482 ft)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10)|
|• Summer (DST)||AEDT (UTC+11)|
|LGA(s)||City of Wagga Wagga|
|County||Wynyard & Clarendon|
|Parish||South Wagga Wagga|
|State electorate(s)||Wagga Wagga|
Wagga Wagga is a small city on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River in New South Wales. The name Wagga Wagga is a Wiradjuri Indigenous Australian word. In 2019 the English translation of Wagga Wagga was changed from the widely accepted place of many crows to place of many dances and celebrations.
References[change | change source]
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wagga Wagga". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
- "Wagga drops 'crow' meaning for 'place of many dances and celebrations'". www.abc.net.au. 2019-08-27. Retrieved 2020-05-23.