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Shortland NSW


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

Shortland at a glance

Postcode: 2307

Latitude: -32.879801

Longitude: 151.6917966

Altitude: 1.451181173 (metres above sea level)

Population of Shortland NSW

At the 2021 national census, the population of 2307 (Including Shortland) was 4537 people. Out of those, 2302 were male and 2239 were female.

647 (14.26%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 3668 people were born in Australia. 293 (6.46%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Shortland

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

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