Silver Sands, Western Australia

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Silver Sands
Mandurah,  Western Australia
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Silver Sands near Mandurah
Population1,241 (2011 census) [1]
Established1989
Postcode(s) 6210
LGA(s) City of Mandurah
State electorate(s) Mandurah
Federal Division(s) Canning
Suburbs around Silver Sands:
San Remo Meadow Springs
Silver Sands Meadow Springs
Mandurah Mandurah Mandurah

Coordinates: 32°30′43″S115°44′06″E / 32.512°S 115.735°E / -32.512; 115.735

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Silver Sands is an inner northern coastal suburb of Mandurah, Western Australia.

Western Australia State in Australia

Western Australia is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the north and west, and the Southern Ocean to the south, the Northern Territory to the north-east, and South Australia to the south-east. Western Australia is Australia's largest state, with a total land area of 2,529,875 square kilometres, and the second-largest country subdivision in the world, surpassed only by Russia's Sakha Republic. The state has about 2.6 million inhabitants – around 11 percent of the national total – of whom the vast majority live in the south-west corner, 79 per cent of the population living in the Perth area, leaving the remainder of the state sparsely populated.

The suburb, along with neighbouring San Remo, were gazetted in 1989. Both suburbs were named after developer estates, which entered into popular local usage.

San Remo is an inner northern coastal suburb of Mandurah.

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "2011 Census QuickStats: Silver Sands". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 October 2012. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg