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New Sooth Wales
Wollongong at night.jpg
Owerleukin Wollongong at nicht
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Coordinates34°25′59″S 150°52′59″E / 34.43306°S 150.88306°E / -34.43306; 150.88306Coordinates: 34°25′59″S 150°52′59″E / 34.43306°S 150.88306°E / -34.43306; 150.88306
Population295,842 (2016)[1] (10t)
 • Density517.03/km2 (1,339.09/sq mi)
Elevation5 m (16 ft)
Aurie572.2 km2 (220.9 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
 • Simmer (DST)AEDT (UTC+11)
Location84 km (52 mi) S of Sydney
  • City of Wollongong
  • City of Shellharbour
  • Municipality of Kiama
Federal Diveesion(s)
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfaw
21.8 °C
71 °F
13.3 °C
56 °F
1,320.9 mm
52 in

Wollongong (/wlŋŋ/ WUUL-lng-gong), informally referred tae as "The Gong", is a seaside ceety locatit in the Illawarra region o New Sooth Wales, Australie. Wollongong lees on the narrae coastal strip atween the Illawarra Escarpment an the Paceefic Ocean, 82 kilometres (51 miles) sooth o Sydney. Wollongong haed a estimatit urban population o 295,842 at Juin 2016,[1] makkin it the third lairgest ceety in New Sooth Wales efter Sydney an Newcastle, an the tent lairgest ceety in Australie.

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  1. a b "3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2015-16: Population Estimates by Significant Urban Area, 2005 to 2016". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian Bureau of Statistics. 30 Mairch 2017. Retrieved 30 Mairch 2017. Estimated resident population, 30 June 2016.