Balarang, New South Wales

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WollongongNew South Wales
Oak Flats Aerial.jpg
Aerial photo from east
Balarang is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 34°33′27″S 150°50′00″E / 34.55750°S 150.83333°E / -34.55750; 150.83333Coordinates: 34°33′27″S 150°50′00″E / 34.55750°S 150.83333°E / -34.55750; 150.83333
Postcode(s) 2529
LGA(s) City of Shellharbour
State electorate(s) Shellharbour
Federal Division(s) Whitlam
Suburbs around Balarang:
Oak Flats Balarang Mount Warrigal
Albion Park Rail

Balarang is a suburb of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, located on the southern shore of Lake Illawarra. It is officially designated an urban place,[1] and forms the eastern end of the suburb of Oak Flats.

The name is said to mean "place of swamp oak".

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  1. ^ "Balarang". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 May 2009.