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Kotara NSW


Located in the Newcastle area of New South Wales, Kotara is in the Newcastle local government area, and within the electoral seat of Shortland.

Kotara at a glance

Postcode: 2289

Latitude: -32.93435

Longitude: 151.72584

Altitude: 65.82069397 (metres above sea level)

Population of Kotara NSW

At the 2021 national census, the population of 2289 (Including Kotara) was 20257 people. Out of those, 10012 were male and 10246 were female.

2477 (12.23%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 17277 people were born in Australia. 638 (3.15%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Kotara

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

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