Wagga Wagga

city in New South Wales, Australia

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. Wagga Wagga means place of many dances and celebrations.[2]

Wagga Wagga
New South Wales
Looking down Baylis Street
Wagga Wagga is located in New South Wales
Wagga Wagga
Wagga Wagga
Coordinates35°7′8″S 147°22′8″E / 35.11889°S 147.36889°E / -35.11889; 147.36889
Population54,411 (2016 census)[1] (26th)
Established1829 (explored)
1847 (village)
1849 (surveyed)
1849 (town)
1870 (municipality)
1946 (city)
Elevation147 m (482 ft)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST)AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s)City of Wagga Wagga
CountyWynyard & Clarendon
ParishSouth 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 has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa in the Koeppen climate classification).

References change

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wagga Wagga". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 November 2017.  
  2. "Wagga drops 'crow' meaning for 'place of many dances and celebrations'". www.abc.net.au. 2019-08-27. Retrieved 2020-05-23.

Other websites change

  Media related to Wagga Wagga at Wikimedia Commons
  Wagga Wagga travel guide from Wikivoyage