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Broome WA


Located in the Kimberley area of Western Australia, Broome is in the East Pilbara local government area, and within the electoral seat of Durack.

Broome at a glance

Postcode 6725
Latitude -17.9255022
Longitude 122.2336239
Altitude 163.2545624 (metres above sea level)

Population of Broome WA

At the 2021 national census, the population of 6725 (Including Broome) was 11236 people. Out of those, 5508 were male and 5726 were female.

1531 (13.63%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 8146 people were born in Australia. 3525 (31.37%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Broome

Here is a map of Broome, Western Australia and surrounds.

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