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Newcastle, New South Wales

Central Newcastle today, viewed from Stockton, across the harbour.
Australian Place
StateNew South Wales
Population288,732 (2006)
Density1103 /km2 2856.8 /sq mi
Elevation9 m 29.5 ft
Area261.8 km2 101.1 sq mi
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
- Summer (DST)AEDT (UTC+11)
State DistrictNewcastle
Cessnock, Charlestown
Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens
Swansea, Wallsend
Federal DivisionNewcastle

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The Newcastle metropolitan area is the second most populated area in the Australian state of New South Wales and includes most of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Local Government Areas. It is the hub of the Greater Newcastle area which includes most parts of the Local Government Areas of City of Newcastle, City of Lake Macquarie, City of Cessnock, City of Maitland and Port Stephens Council.

Situated 162 km (100.7 mi) NNE of Sydney, at the mouth of the Hunter River, it is the predominant city within the Hunter Region. Famous for its coal, Newcastle is presently the largest coal exporting harbour in the world, exporting over 97 Mt of coal in 2009-10 with plans to expand annual capacity to 180 Mt by 2013. Beyond the city, the Hunter Region possesses large coal deposits.

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Vote 1 Socialist Equality Party in the 2010 Australian election - World Socialist Web Site Tweet this news
World Socialist Web Site--The SEP is standing 2 candidates in each of the state-wide slates for the Senate in -New South Wales- and Victoria, as well as 10 candidates in the House of ... - Date : Fri, 20 Aug 2010 04:52:29 GMT+00:00
Ennis looking to forget 2010 - Sydney Morning Herald Tweet this news
Sydney Morning Herald--Despite the thrill of breaking into the -NSW- State of Origin side this year, Ennis has shared the disappointment of Bulldogs fans who expected their side to ... - Date : Fri, 20 Aug 2010 05:47:04 GMT+00:00
Thiess to Begin $825m Expressway Contract - LogisticsWeek Tweet this news
LogisticsWeek---...- -New South Wales- following the finalisation of the contract at $825m. The company will construct the 13.3km, four-lane divided highway from the -Newcastle- ... - Date : Fri, 20 Aug 2010 11:29:12 GMT+00:00
Mullen main target for bruising: Broncos Halfback braced for rib-rattling hits - Newcastle Herald Tweet this news
Newcastle Herald--Last season he broke his ribs against Cronulla in round two and returned on the bench two weeks later to help -Newcastle- defeat Manly. The former -NSW- Origin ... - Date : Thu, 19 Aug 2010 18:48:52 GMT+00:00
Abbott's race off to a rough start - Herald Sun Tweet this news
Herald Sun--Mr Abbott, who rose for a jog at 4.30am yesterday, wants to have covered at least eight maginal seats in the key battleground sates of -New South Wales- and ... - Date : Thu, 19 Aug 2010 10:49:00 GMT+00:00
Young drivers hit 111mph on Lemon Tree Passage in tribute to dead motorcyclist - Daily Mail Tweet this news
Daily Mail--The urban legend tells that newly qualified drivers - known locally as 'P Plates' - in -Newcastle-, -New South Wales-, who achieving the speed on Lemon Tree ... - Date : Wed, 18 Aug 2010 13:02:47 GMT+00:00
Why sleep? Abbott makes last-ditch pitch - ABC Online Tweet this news
ABC Online--"The Labor Government in -New South Wales- has obviously had its set of problems and I'm not going to stand here on a podium before the Australian people and ... - Date : Thu, 19 Aug 2010 09:14:04 GMT+00:00
No hiding place warns Speed - Sheffield Telegraph Tweet this news
Sheffield Telegraph--But the 40-year-old former Leeds, -Newcastle-, Everton and -Wales- midfielder is going in with the sort of open-eyed approach that saw him persuade Blackwell's ... - Date : Thu, 19 Aug 2010 08:42:45 GMT+00:00
Wales ready for challenge of World Cup - WalesOnline Tweet this news
WalesOnline--They face -South- Africa (12pm) next Tuesday and World Cup holders -New- Zealand on August 28 (4.15pm) in Pool A with the winners of the three groups and the ... - Date : Thu, 19 Aug 2010 08:42:42 GMT+00:00
Fears for young Australian drivers speeding at 111mph to invoke 'ghost' of ... - Daily Mail Tweet this news
Daily Mail--The urban legend tells that newly qualified drivers - known locally as 'P Plates' - in -Newcastle-, -New South Wales-, who achieving the speed on Lemon Tree ... - Date : Wed, 18 Aug 2010 10:12:25 GMT+00:00

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