District Council of Barunga West

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District Council of Barunga West
South Australia
Barunga West LGA.png
Location of the District Council of Barunga West
Population 2,631 (2009)[1]
 • Density 1.7219/km2 (4.4596/sq mi)
Area 1,528 km2 (590.0 sq mi)
Council seat Port Broughton
Region Yorke and Mid North[2]
State electorate(s) Frome[3]
Goyder[4]
Federal Division(s) Grey
LGAs around District Council of Barunga West:
Spencer Gulf Port Pirie Regional Council Port Pirie Regional Council
District Council of Barunga West Wakefield Regional Council
District Council of the Copper Coast Yorke Peninsula Council Wakefield Regional Council

The District Council of Barunga West is a local government area in the Yorke and Mid North region of South Australia.[2] The council covers an area at the north of Yorke Peninsula which includes the townships of Alford, Bute, Clements Gap, Fishermans Bay, Kulpara, Melton, Mundoora, Ninnes, Port Broughton, Tickera, Ward Hill and Wokurna.

The council takes its name from the Barunga Range in the eastern part of the council area.

The main industries are tourism and growing grain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Yorke and Mid North SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "District of Frome Background Profile". ELECTORAL COMMISSION SA. Retrieved 3 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "District of Goyder Background Profile". ELECTORAL COMMISSION SA. Retrieved 3 November 2014. 

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Coordinates: 33°36′00″S 137°56′00″E / 33.6°S 137.933333°E / -33.6; 137.933333