Wagga Wagga

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Wagga Wagga
New South Wales
Baylis Street, Wagga Wagga.jpg
Looking down Baylis Street
Wagga Wagga is located in New South Wales
Wagga Wagga
Wagga Wagga
Coordinates 35°7′8″S 147°22′8″E / 35.11889°S 147.36889°E / -35.11889; 147.36889Coordinates: 35°7′8″S 147°22′8″E / 35.11889°S 147.36889°E / -35.11889; 147.36889
Population 54,411 (2016 census)[1] (26th)
Established 1829 (explored)
1847 (village)
1849 (surveyed)
1849 (town)
1870 (municipality)
1946 (city)
Postcode(s) 2650
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
Federal Division(s) Riverina
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
22.1 °C
72 °F
9.0 °C
48 °F
573.4 mm
22.6 in

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 meaning many crows, or it may mean a sick or dizzy man.[2]

Wagga Wagga has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa in the Koeppen climate classification).

References[change | change source]

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wagga Wagga". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 November 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. "Wagga Wagga, New South Wales". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. 28 August 1970. Retrieved 1 August 2013.