Katunga

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Katunga
Victoria
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Katunga Primary School
Katunga is located in Shire of Moira
Katunga
Katunga
Coordinates 36°01′0″S 145°28′0″E / 36.01667°S 145.46667°E / -36.01667; 145.46667Coordinates: 36°01′0″S 145°28′0″E / 36.01667°S 145.46667°E / -36.01667; 145.46667
Population 1,548 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 3640
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Moira
State electorate(s) Murray Valley
Federal Division(s) Murray
Localities around Katunga:
Yalca Strathmerton Yarroweyah
Yalca Katunga Muckatah
Waaia Numurkah Naring

Katunga is a town in the Goulburn Valley region of northern Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the Shire of Moira local government area, 228 kilometres from the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2006 census, Katunga had a population of 1,548.[1]

Katunga Post Office opened on 10 June 1881.[2]

The local railway station was opened on the Goulburn Valley railway in 1888,[3] but today does not see regular passenger services. Katunga, similar to much of the surrounding area, is based on agriculture, including dairy production.

The Katunga Football Club competing in the Picola & District Football League is based in the town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Katunga (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
  3. ^ Bob Whitehead (2008). Tocumwal Railway Centenary. 

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