Orange, New South Wales
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Orange, New South Wales

The main street of Orange, Summer Street, as viewed from the vicinity of McNamara Street looking west in May 2008.
Australian Place
StateNew South Wales
Elevation863.2 m 2832 ft
CountyWellington, Bathurst
State DistrictOrange
Federal DivisionCalare

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Orange is a provincial city in New South Wales, Australia. It is located on the Mitchell Highway, 260 km (161.6 mi) west of Sydney at an altitude of 862 m (2828.1 ft). Orange presently has a population of 31,544 and the city is a major provincial centre.

Key industries include agriculture, mining, health services and education. A significant nearby landmark is Mount Canobolas; at an altitude of 1395 m (4576.8 ft) it gives commanding views of the district.

Orange is the birthplace of poets Banjo Paterson and Kenneth Slessor, although Paterson lived in Orange for only a very short time as an infant.

The first Australian Touring Car Championship, known today as V8 Supercar Championship Series, was held at the Gnoo Blas circuit in 1960.

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Residents reassured over native title claim - ABC Local Tweet this news
ABC Local--Residents are being asked for feedback on a major native title claim that spans a large section of -New South Wales-' central west. ... - Date : Fri, 18 Jun 2010 02:51:09 GMT+00:00
Trio arrested over home invasion shooting - ABC Online Tweet this news
ABC Online--Three people are due to appear in court over the shooting of a man in -New South Wales-' central west last week. Officers say the 29-year-old was at his home ... - Date : Thu, 17 Jun 2010 00:45:09 GMT+00:00
Scientists work to boost lamb survival rates - ABC Local Tweet this news
ABC Local--A workshop has been held near Young in central-west -NSW- to discuss sheep reproduction. Dr Sue Hatcher from Industry and Investment -NSW- was one of the ... - Date : Fri, 18 Jun 2010 00:27:59 GMT+00:00
Central West Rural Report: Friday, 18th June, 2010 - ABC Local Tweet this news
ABC Local--There's been a rise in the area of -NSW- gripped by drought. Latest figures show 14 per cent of the state is now drought declared, up from just over nine per ... - Date : Thu, 17 Jun 2010 21:45:33 GMT+00:00

align="bottom" style="padding:0 0;margin:0 0;"|Source: Averages for ORANGE AIRPORT, 1968 � 2008, Meteorology
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Notes: Temperatures are in degrees Celsius. Precipitation is in millimetres. Orange Airport Latitude: −33.38S Longitude: 149.12E Elevation: 948 m ASL

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