Monga, New South Wales

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Monga
New South Wales
Monga National Park, New South Wales.jpg
Monga National Park
Monga is located in New South Wales
Monga
Monga
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates35°34′57″S 149°55′02″E / 35.58250°S 149.91722°E / -35.58250; 149.91722Coordinates: 35°34′57″S 149°55′02″E / 35.58250°S 149.91722°E / -35.58250; 149.91722
Population14 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)2622
Location
LGA(s)Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council
RegionSouthern Tablelands
CountySt Vincent
ParishMonga
State electorate(s)Monaro
Federal Division(s)Eden-Monaro
Localities around Monga:
Northangera Northangera Budawang
Reidsdale Monga Buckenbowra
Reidsdale Araluen Buckenbowra

Monga is a locality in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Region, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia.[2][3] It lies on the Kings Highway at the top of the Clyde Mountain, about 110 km east of Canberra and 22 km southeast of Braidwood. A large part of the locality forms part of the Monga National Park. At the 2016 census, it had a population of 14.[1] It had a "provisional" school from 1947 to 1955 and a "public" school from 1955 to 1971.[4]

Nearby Mongarlowe, which in the 19th century was a much bigger settlement, was called Monga until 1891.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Monga". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Monga". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ "Monga". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Monga school (2) in the School history database search". New South Wales Department of Education. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  5. ^ Information sign at Mongarlowe