Dubbo

About: Dubbo, located in the Orana Region of New South Wales, is one of largest population centre in its region. Dubbo is situated at the intersection of the Newell, Golden highways and Mitchell.

Features:
Population: 38,392 (2018)
Area: 182.6 km2
Population Density: 210.25/km2
Elevation: 275 m
Region: Central West / Orana

Origin of Name: Robert Dulhunty, who arrived after 1829, gave the city name ‘Dubbo’ which is believed to be a Wiradjuri word meaning either “cap”, “head covering” or “red earth”.

Climate: Dubbo’s climate is classified as warm and temperate. The average annual temperature in Dubbo is 17.2 °C | 63.0 °F, while the annual rainfall is 639 mm | 25.2 inch.

Tourist Attractions:
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol
Dundullimal Homestead
Western Plains Cultural Centre
Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden
Dubbo Observatory
Terramungamine Reserve

Distance of Major Destinations from Dubbo CBD:
Taronga Western Plains Zoo – 10 km apprx.
Dubbo Observatory – 11.5 km apprx.
Dundullimal Homestead – 11 km apprx.
Dubbo Regional Botanical Garden – 4 km apprx.
Old Dubbo Gaol – Within CBD Dubbo
Major Businesses:
Woolworths
Coles
ALDI
BIG W
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