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Burekup
Western Australia
Population 634 (2006 census)
Established 1973
Postcode(s) 6227
Elevation 23 m (75 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Dardanup
State electorate(s) Collie-Preston
Federal Division(s) Forrest

Burekup is a small town located on the South Western Highway in the South West Region of Western Australia.

The town is built on the Collie River and was originally a railway siding on the Pinjarra-Picton line that was established in 1910 and known at the time as Boorekup. Following a request from the Shire of Dardanup, the town was gazetted in 1973.

Burekup is the Indigenous Australian name for a wildflower that grows in the area.

Coordinates: 33°19′0″S 115°48′0″E / 33.316667°S 115.8°E / -33.316667; 115.8

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