Piangil

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Piangil
Victoria
Piangil Murray Street.JPG
Murray St (Mallee Highway), the main street of Piangil
Piangil is located in Rural City of Swan Hill
Piangil
Piangil
Coordinates35°03′0″S 143°18′0″E / 35.05000°S 143.30000°E / -35.05000; 143.30000Coordinates: 35°03′0″S 143°18′0″E / 35.05000°S 143.30000°E / -35.05000; 143.30000
Population259 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3597
Location
LGA(s)Rural City of Swan Hill
State electorate(s)Mildura
Federal Division(s)Mallee
Localities around Piangil:
Natya Natya New South Wales
Manangatang Piangil New South Wales
Turoar Towan Wood Wood, Miralie

Piangil, once frequently spelled "Pyangil", is a town in the Mallee region of northern Victoria, Australia. It is approximately 382 kilometres (237 mi) north west of the state capital, Melbourne and 46 kilometres (29 mi) north west of the regional centre of Swan Hill. At the 2016 census, Piangil and the surrounding rural area had a population of 259.[1]

Piangil Post Office opened on 17 June 1907 and was renamed Piangil North in 1918 when Piangil was relocated adjacent to the railway station. A new Piangil Post Office opened in 1921 and is still in operation.[2]

Piangil Primary School closed in September 2015.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2016 Census QuickStats Piangil". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 18 August 2018.
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11
  3. ^ "Small school closures continue in rural Victoria". The Weekly Times. 5 November 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

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Media related to Piangil, Victoria at Wikimedia Commons