Towns in Australia

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Wudinna SA


Postcode: 5652

Wudinna ( 33°02’S, 135°27’E, postcode 5652) is a town in South Australia. The area was first settled in 1861. It was proclaimed a town in 1916. It is on the Eyre Highway across the top of Eyre Peninsula.

The region is known as The granite country for its deposits of granite in the area, with tourists able to travel the granite trail to explore local landmarks. Quarrying of granite has occurred in the local area since the 1990s. Some granite blocks quarried at the Desert Rose Quarry near Mount Wudinna can be up to 8 cubic metres in volume and weigh 20 tonnes, before being cut into smaller blocks for shipping around Australia, or for export to Asian and European markets.