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Merewether NSW


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

Merewether at a glance

Postcode: 2291

Latitude: -32.942778

Longitude: 151.7525

Altitude: 34.33961868 (metres above sea level)

Population of Merewether NSW

At the 2021 national census, the population of 2291 (Including Merewether) was 14279 people. Out of those, 7039 were male and 7242 were female.

1739 (12.18%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 12155 people were born in Australia. 306 (2.14%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Merewether

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

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