Warra, Queensland

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Warra
Queensland
WarraMemorialHall.JPG
Warra Memorial Hall
Warra is located in Queensland
Warra
Warra
Coordinates 26°55′S 150°57′E / 26.917°S 150.950°E / -26.917; 150.950Coordinates: 26°55′S 150°57′E / 26.917°S 150.950°E / -26.917; 150.950
Population 84 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4411
Location
LGA(s) Western Downs Region
State electorate(s) Darling Downs
Federal Division(s) Maranoa

Warra is a town and locality in the Western Downs Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3] At the 2006 census, Warra had a population of 84.[1]

Geography[edit]

Warra is on the Darling Downs, a farming area in Queensland. It is on the Warrego Highway, 256 kilometres (159 mi) north west of the state capital, Brisbane.

History[edit]

Warra War Memorial, 2008

The Warra Honour Board was unveiled on 14 May 1917 by Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly in Dalby, William Vowles.[4]

Miscellaneous[edit]

The name Warra has been used as a name for a crater on the planet Mars, without specifically commemorating the town.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Warra (Wambo Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Warra - town (entry 36561)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Warra - locality (entry 47755)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Warra War Memorial". Monument Australia. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  5. ^ Categories for Naming Features on Planets and Satellites, Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature, USGS Astrogeology Science Center, NASA

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