Broken Hill - NSW

Population - City 

Position

DEG: -31.955185 141.466049
DMS: 31º 57' 18.67" S 141º 27' 57.78" E
UTM: 54 J 6464437mN 544042mE
Altitude: 304.21m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - City

Location

424.04kms NorthEast of Adelaide - Driving 517 km (5 hours 45 mins)
800.93kms NorthWest of Canberra

Address & Contact

73 Oxide St
Broken Hill NSW 2880
Phone: N/A
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Information

Imposing tailings heaps form the backdrop to this outback mining town (Ag, Pb, Zn) dating from 1883. Broken Hill is a thriving community on the edge of the NSW Outback. With a population of over 20,000 people it is the economic and cultural hub of Far Western NSW. Historic buildings, mining equipment, scenic drives and all modern facilities.

A thriving mining and mineral industry and over 300,000 tourists per year provide an excellent basis for strong business growth and investment in the region. Broken Hill is a city that cherishes its heritage and abounds with lovingly restored historic buildings and monuments.

Things to see:
School of the Air, RFDS Visitor Centre Museum and Hangar, Art Galleries- Pro Hart - Jack Absalom-Silver City art Centre-many others, GeoCentre, Whites Mining Museum, Sculptures, Living Desert, Trades Hall.

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Broken Hill Airport at 24/11:30pm EDT
Distance from Broken Hill 5.12km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
18.4°C18.5°C83%15.5°C1011.6hPa6.2mmSE9km/hr
5knots
11km/hr
6knots

Closest Climatic Station

Broken Hill (Patton Street)
Distance from Broken Hill 2.31km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C32.832.228.923.919.215.615.217.321.125.028.731.4
Mean Min. °C18.518.315.611.88.66.25.46.48.911.714.717.1
Mean Rain mm25.226.021.717.222.322.119.118.420.324.421.221.8

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