Unincorporated Far West Region

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Unincorporated Far West Region
New South Wales
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Location in New South Wales
Population
 • Density0.01/km2 (0.026/sq mi)
Area93,300.3 km2 (36,023.4 sq mi)
Region Far West
State electorate(s) Barwon
Federal Division(s) Parkes [3]
LGAs around Unincorporated Far West Region:
South Australia Bulloo (Qld) Paroo (Qld)
Broken Hill Unincorporated Far West Region Bourke
South Australia Wentworth Central Darling

The Unincorporated Far West Region is an unincorporated area in the Far West region of New South Wales, Australia. The area is one of only two areas in New South Wales that are not part of any local government area (the other is Lord Howe Island). The region includes several small towns including Tibooburra, Milparinka and Silverton. Silverton and Tibooburra have village councils. The region surrounds Broken Hill, but does not include it, which is in the separate City of Broken Hill local government area.

Unincorporated area Region of land not governed by own local government

In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not governed by a local municipal corporation; similarly an unincorporated community is a settlement that is not governed by its own local municipal corporation, but rather is administered as part of larger administrative divisions, such as a township, parish, borough, county, city, canton, state, province or country. Occasionally, municipalities dissolve or disincorporate, which may happen if they become fiscally insolvent, and services become the responsibility of a higher administration. Widespread unincorporated communities and areas are a distinguishing feature of the United States and Canada. In most other countries of the world, there are either no unincorporated areas at all, or these are very rare; typically remote, outlying, sparsely populated or uninhabited areas.

The Far West region of New South Wales, Australia refers generally to a fairly flat and low-lying area in the western part of the state, which is too dry to support wheat or other crops or intensive pastoral endeavours. It is west of the North West Slopes, Central West and the Riverina. It is an area with limited rainfall, and the only major rivers found in it are the Darling River and the Murray River, which originate in the Great Dividing Range to the east. The region corresponds to the combination of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology's forecast areas of Upper Western and Lower Western. It also corresponds to the Western Division established under the New South Wales Western Lands Act 1901.

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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.

The region has an area of 93,299 square kilometres (36,023 sq mi) which is slightly larger than Hungary or slightly smaller than the U.S. state of Indiana. As at the 2016 census, the region had a population of 1056. [1] It has the highest gender ratio in New South Wales, estimated at 115.5 males per 100 females in 2016. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Unincorporated NSW". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 April 2018. Blue pencil.svg
  2. "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-18". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. Estimated resident population (ERP) at 30 June 2018.
  3. "Profile of the electoral division of Parkes (NSW)". Australian Electoral Commission. 25 February 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.

Coordinates: 29°43′S142°00′E / 29.717°S 142.000°E / -29.717; 142.000

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