New South Wales North Coast

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New South Wales North Coast
New South Wales

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View east over the NSW North Coast towards the Tasman Sea overlooking the Bellinger River valley.

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The interim Australian bioregions,
with New South Wales North Coast in red.
Area 39,966 km2 (15,431.0 sq mi)
Localities around New South Wales North Coast:
New England Tablelands South East Queensland Tasman Sea
Brigalow Belt South New South Wales North Coast Tasman Sea
South Eastern Highlands Sydney Basin Tasman Sea

New South Wales North Coast or NSW North Coast, an interim Australian bioregion, is located in New South Wales, [1] [2] comprising 3,996,591 hectares (9,875,790 acres). [3]

Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia biogeographic regionalisation of Australia developed by the Australian Government

The Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia (IBRA) is a biogeographic regionalisation of Australia developed by the Australian Government's Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. It was developed for use as a planning tool, for example for the establishment of a National Reserve System.

A bioregion is an ecologically and geographically defined area that is smaller than an ecozone, but larger than an ecoregion or an ecosystem, in the World Wildlife Fund classification scheme. There is also an attempt to use the term in a rank-less generalist sense, similar to the terms "biogeographic area" or "biogeographic unit".

New South Wales State of Australia

New South Wales is a state on the east coast of Australia. It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, and South Australia to the west. Its coast borders the Tasman Sea to the east. The Australian Capital Territory is an enclave within the state. New South Wales' state capital is Sydney, which is also Australia's most populous city. In September 2018, the population of New South Wales was over 8 million, making it Australia's most populous state. Just under two-thirds of the state's population, 5.1 million, live in the Greater Sydney area. Inhabitants of New South Wales are referred to as New South Welshmen.

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Regions

In the IBRA system it has the code of (NNC), and it has nineteen sub-regions:

IBRA regions and subregions: IBRA7
IBRA subregionIBRA
code
Area
ha acres
Washpool NNC01 59,377146,720
Cataract NNC02 121,338299,830
Dalmorton NNC03 316,458781,980
Chaelundi NNC04 188,279465,250
Yuraygir NNC05 45,815113,210
Coffs Coast and Escarpment NNC06 308,115761,370
Macleay Hastings NNC07 729,1701,801,800
Carrai Plateau NNC08 20,10050,000
Macleay Gorges NNC09 153,349378,930
Upper Manning NNC10 83,181205,540
Comboyne Plateau NNC11 123,315304,720
Mummel Escarpment NNC12 400,916990,690
Barrington NNC13 110,903274,050
Tomalla NNC14 227,615562,450
Ellerston NNC15 113,183279,680
Upper Hunter NNC16 232,750575,100
Karuah Manning NNC17 602,4231,488,620
Rocky River Gorge NNC18 86,829214,560
Guy Fawkes NNC19 73,477181,570

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