Bungulla, Western Australia

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Bungulla
Western Australia
Bungulla is located in Western Australia
Bungulla
Bungulla
Coordinates 31°57′S 117°35′E / 31.950°S 117.583°E / -31.950; 117.583Coordinates: 31°57′S 117°35′E / 31.950°S 117.583°E / -31.950; 117.583
Population 104 (2006 Census)[1]
Established 1910
Postcode(s) 6410
Elevation 288 m (945 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Tammin
State electorate(s) Central Wheatbelt
Federal Division(s) Durack

Bungulla is a small town located on the Great Eastern Highway in the central Wheatbelt region of Western Australia.

The town came into being as a railway station on the line to Merredin. Its name is Aboriginal in origin; the word Bun-Galla means the part of the body situated above the hips. The townsite was gazetted in 1910.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Bungulla (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-10-04. 
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names". Retrieved 2008-10-04.