Karawara, Western Australia

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Karawara
PerthWestern Australia
Karawara is located in Perth
Karawara
Karawara
Coordinates32°00′29″S 115°52′44″E / 32.008°S 115.879°E / -32.008; 115.879Coordinates: 32°00′29″S 115°52′44″E / 32.008°S 115.879°E / -32.008; 115.879
Population2,061 (2016 census)[1]
Established1973
Postcode(s)6152
LGA(s)City of South Perth
State electorate(s)South Perth
Federal Division(s)Swan
Suburbs around Karawara:
Como Como Bentley
Manning Karawara Bentley
Manning Waterford Waterford

Karawara is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.

History[edit]

Formerly the southern portion of the Collier Pine Plantation, Karawara is an Aboriginal word meaning green. The suburb name was approved in 1973.[2]

Geography[edit]

Karawara is located 7 km south of Perth. The suburb is bounded by the Collier Park Golf Course to the north, Kent Street and Curtin University to the east, Manning Road to the south and the Curtin Primary School (formerly known as Koonawarra Primary School) to the west.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Karawara (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – K". Retrieved 2008-10-10.