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Fortescue WA


Located in the Pilbara area of Western Australia, Fortescue is in the Ashburton local government area, and within the electoral seat of Durack.

Fortescue at a glance

Postcode 6716
Latitude -21.675644
Longitude 115.8627109
Altitude 191.7889404 (metres above sea level)

Population of Fortescue WA

At the 2021 national census, the population of 6716 (Including Fortescue) was 1084 people. Out of those, 655 were male and 427 were female.

212 (19.56%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 698 people were born in Australia. 72 (6.64%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Fortescue

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

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