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Buangor Hotel
Buangor is located in Rural City of Ararat
Coordinates37°22′S 143°10′E / 37.367°S 143.167°E / -37.367; 143.167Coordinates: 37°22′S 143°10′E / 37.367°S 143.167°E / -37.367; 143.167
Population103 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)Rural City of Ararat
State electorate(s)Ripon
Federal Division(s)Wannon

Buangor /bjuˈæŋɡə/ is a town in western Victoria. It is about 181 kilometres (112 mi) west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Buangor had a population of 103.[1]

Buangor Post Office opened on 25 March 1863[2]

The town has a primary school, which was built in 1878,[3] and had an enrolment of 19 students in 2011.[4]

Buangor railway station, on the Ararat railway line, was closed in 1981.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Buangor (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2017-07-07. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 13 December 2012
  3. ^ "Buangor Primary School". buangor-ps.vic.edu.au. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  4. ^ "School Profile". ACARA. Retrieved 13 December 2012.

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