Mungindi - NSW

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  Population - Town

Position

DEG: -28.97795 148.99754
DMS: 28º 58' 40.62" S 148º 59' 51.16" E
UTM: 55 J 6792813mN 694623mE
Altitude: 161.68m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - Town

Location

429.05kms SouthWest of Brisbane - Driving 510 km (5 hours 51 mins)
580.7kms North of Sydney - Driving 744 km (8 hours 21 mins)

Address & Contact

Yarouah St
Mungindi NSW 2406
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Mungindi is a town of approx. 700 people on the NSW/QLD border in the Moree Plains Shire. Mungindi is the only border town in the Southern hemisphere with the same name on both sides of the border. The border itself is the Barwon River which separates the town, most people take the centre of the bridge as being the border although no marker point exists. Mungindi is on the Carnarvon highway which is the shortest route between Sydney and Darwin.
Local sites include the One Ton Post which was erected by John Cameron in 1881. The post is situated 5km west of Mungindi where the border leaves the river and goes west on the 29th parallel to the South Australian Border. See signposts for directions. The Neworra historical site, situated approx. 11kms south east of town on the Carnarvon Highway is the site of an old wine shanty.
Mungindi is an agricultural region growing, cotton, beef and cereal crops.
The town has two supermarkets, newsagent, gym ,beautician, hairdresser, Dr, pharmacist,/fashion, cafe, bakery, post office, vet and two agricultural suppliers.

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Moree at 30/04:00pm EDT
Distance from Mungindi 100.11km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
43.3°C38.1°C13%8.9°C1004.9hPa0.0mmWSW26km/hr
14knots
35km/hr
19knots

Closest Climatic Station

Mungindi Post Office
Distance from Mungindi 0.75km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C35.434.131.827.623.119.418.821.025.128.932.134.4
Mean Min. °C20.620.217.612.88.75.74.76.09.413.416.718.9
Mean Rain mm71.163.850.230.834.933.333.525.427.238.346.552.2

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