Kalgoorlie

city in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia

Kalgoorlie is a city in Western Australia. It is 593.1 kilometres east of Perth. It is the largest urban centre in the Goldfield-Esperance region, with an population of 30,000. It was founded in the 1890s in response to the gold rush at the time. It has a hot semi-arid climate (BSh in the Koeppen climate classification).

Kalgoorlie–Boulder
Western Australia
Kalgoorlie Court House, Hannan Street
Kalgoorlie Court House and Post Office
Kalgoorlie–Boulder is located in Western Australia
Kalgoorlie–Boulder
Kalgoorlie–Boulder
Map
Coordinates30°44′56″S 121°27′57″E / 30.74889°S 121.46583°E / -30.74889; 121.46583
Population29,068 (2021 census - UCL)[1]
 • Density387.06/km2 (1,002.5/sq mi)
Established1893
Elevation383 m (1,257 ft)
Area75.1 km2 (29.0 sq mi)[2] (2011 urban)
Time zoneAWST (UTC+8)
Location
LGA(s)City of Kalgoorlie–Boulder
State electorate(s)Kalgoorlie
Federal division(s)O'Connor
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
25.2 °C
77 °F
11.6 °C
53 °F
265.6 mm
10.5 in
  1. "2021 Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Census All persons QuickStats | Australian Bureau of Statistics".
  2. "2011 Census Community Profiles: Kalgoorlie – Boulder". ABS Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 3 April 2018. Retrieved 15 September 2016.