Marangaroo, Western Australia

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Marangaroo
PerthWestern Australia
OIC marangaroo family centre.jpg
Marangaroo Family Centre
Coordinates31°49′41″S 115°50′10″E / 31.828°S 115.836°E / -31.828; 115.836Coordinates: 31°49′41″S 115°50′10″E / 31.828°S 115.836°E / -31.828; 115.836
Population10,592 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density2,207/km2 (5,720/sq mi)
Postcode(s)6064
Area4.8 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Location18 km (11 mi) from Perth City
LGA(s)City of Wanneroo
State electorate(s)Mirrabooka
Federal division(s)Cowan
Suburbs around Marangaroo:
Kingsley Madeley Landsdale
Greenwood Marangaroo Alexander Heights
Warwick Girrawheen Koondoola

Marangaroo is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia. It is located approximately 18 km north of Perth City, within the City of Wanneroo.[2] It is home to the Marangaroo Golf Course.

Schools[edit]

Two primary schools - Rawlinson Primary School which was established in 2003 and Marangaroo Primary School which was established in 1987.

Paralympic athlete Sarah Edmiston is from Marangaroo.[3]

Marangaroo means place of blue flowers in the local aboriginal language. Marangaroo's borders comprise Wanneroo Road, Hepburn Avenue, Mirrabooka Avenue and Marangaroo Drive.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Marangaroo (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 August 2019. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Suburbs & Ward Map". www.wanneroo.wa.gov.au. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Locals qualify for Tokyo Paralympics". Community News. 14 September 2020. Retrieved 6 October 2020.