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 in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. It is in the Western Downs Region local government area and on the Warrego Highway, 256 kilometres (159 mi) north west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Warra had a population of 84.[1]

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.[2]

Miscellaneous[edit]

The name Warra has been used as a name for a crater on the planet Mars, without specifically commemorating the town.[3]

References[edit]

http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/Feature/6490?__fsk=356925047

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Warra (Wambo Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Warra War Memorial". Monument Australia. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Categories for Naming Features on Planets and Satellites, Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature, USGS Astrogeology Science Center, NASA

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