Narraweena, New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales
|Population||6,608 (2016 census)|
|Location||18 km (11 mi) north-east of Sydney CBD|
|LGA(s)||Northern Beaches Council|
Narraweena is a suburb of northern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Narraweena is 18 kilometres north-east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Northern Beaches Council and is part of the Northern Beaches region.
Narraweena has two primary schools; Narraweena Public School and St John the Apostle Narraweena Catholic School.
Narraweena is an Aboriginal name meaning a quiet place in the hills. The suburb developed after World War II, when the land was subdivided, Narraweena Post Office opening on 1 April 1953.
Italian people from Pazzano since the 1980s have organised an annual Santo Salvatore's fiest, with a statue very similar to the original that is taken from the catholic church of Narraweena around the suburb and back.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Narraweena (NSW) (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
- The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollon, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8
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