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Forbes VIC


Located in the Macedon Ranges area of Victoria, Forbes is in the Mitchell local government area, and within the electoral seat of Nicholls.

Forbes at a glance

Postcode: 3764

Latitude: -37.3078202

Longitude: 144.8841246

Altitude: (metres above sea level)

Population of Forbes VIC

At the 2021 national census, the population of 3764 (Including Forbes) was 10578 people. Out of those, 5163 were male and 5415 were female.

1335 (12.62%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 8568 people were born in Australia. 188 (1.78%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Forbes

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