Geelong viewed across Corio Bay from The Esplanade Drumcondra in 2010.
|Population||192,393 (2016) (12th)|
|• Density||209.3982/km2 (542.339/sq mi)|
|Area||918.79 km2 (354.7 sq mi) (2011 urban)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10)|
|• Summer (DST)||AEDT (UTC+11)|
|Location||72 km (45 mi) SW of Melbourne|
|LGA(s)||City of Greater Geelong|
The city is a near many famous tourist attractions, for example the Great Ocean Road, the Shipwreck Coast and the Bellarine Peninsula. Geelong also has the second oldest Australian rules football club in the world, the Geelong Football Club, also called The Cats.
- Official Geelong Government Site Archived 2010-01-09 at the Wayback Machine
- Local history of Geelong