Burekup, Western Australia facts for kids
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|Population||634 (2006 census)|
|Elevation||23 m (75 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Dardanup|
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.
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