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Darkes Forest NSW

Darkes Forest

Located in the Wollongong area of New South Wales, Darkes Forest is in the Wollongong local government area, and within the electoral seat of Cunningham.

Darkes Forest at a glance

Postcode 2508
Latitude -34.2457264
Longitude 150.9729194
Altitude (metres above sea level)

Population of Darkes Forest NSW

At the 2021 national census, the population of 2508 (Including Darkes Forest) was 9346 people. Out of those, 4699 were male and 4652 were female.

1236 (13.22%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 7890 people were born in Australia. 258 (2.76%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Darkes Forest

Here is a map of Darkes Forest, New South Wales and surrounds.

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