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Gundagai, New South Wales

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New South Wales
The town and the Murrumbidgee floodplain in July 2005. The Hume Highway can be seen in the middle distance.
Population: 1926
Established: 1838
Postcode: 2722
Coordinates: 35°03′57″S 148°06′28″E / 35.065885°S 148.107695°E / -35.065885; 148.107695Coordinates: 35°03′57″S 148°06′28″E / 35.065885°S 148.107695°E / -35.065885; 148.107695
Elevation: 232 m (761 ft)
LGA: Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council
County: Clarendon
State District: Cootamundra
Federal Division: Riverina
Mean Max Temp Mean Min Temp Annual Rainfall
22.4 °C
72 °F
8.6 °C
47 °F
713.6 mm
28.1 in

Gundagai is a town in New South Wales, Australia. It is a small town, but authors often write about Gundagai. It is seen to be the typical Australian country town.[1] It is built on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River. It is near the Muniong and Yambla Mountain ranges. Gundagai is 390 km south-west of Sydney. Gundagai is part of the Gundagai Shire Council Local Government Area. In 2006 there were 1,998 people living in Gundagai.[2]

The bushranger, Captain Moonlight, is buried in the Gundagai Cemetery.