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 Peninsula
State electorate(s) Goyder
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 South Australia. The council covers an area at the north of Yorke Peninsula in the Mid North and 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. 

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