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Orange, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Summer Street from east.jpg
The main street of Orange, Summer Street, as viewed from the vicinity of McNamara Street looking west in May 2008
Population: 39,755 [1] (10th in NSW)
Postcode: 2800
Coordinates: 33°17′0″S 149°06′0″E / 33.28333°S 149.10000°E / -33.28333; 149.10000Coordinates: 33°17′0″S 149°06′0″E / 33.28333°S 149.10000°E / -33.28333; 149.10000
Elevation: 863.2 m (2,832 ft) [2]
LGA: City of Orange
County: Wellington, Bathurst
State District: Orange
Federal Division: Calare
Mean Max Temp Mean Min Temp Annual Rainfall
17.6 °C
64 °F
6.2 °C
43 °F
895.1 mm
35.2 in

Orange is a city in New South Wales, Australia. It is on the Mitchell Highway about 250 kilometres west of Sydney. The main street (where people do all the shopping) is quite large for a country town. There are five high schools and five primary schools in Orange. Orange has two tennis centres, a big pool, an indoor sports centre, a netball centre, football pitches, a university, hockey pitches and lots of parks. There is also a big mine called Cadia and a big fun lake located outside of the town.