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Burringbar is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Population 858 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 2483
Location 17 km (11 mi) SE of Murwillumbah
LGA(s) Tweed Shire
State electorate(s) Tweed
Federal Division(s) Richmond

Burringbar is a village south-east of Murwillumbah in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia.


In the 2011 census, Burringbar recorded a population of 858 people, 48.6% female and 51.4% male.

The median age of the Burringbar population was 41 years, 4 years above the national median of 37.

81.2% of people living in Burringbar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 4.1%, New Zealand 1.5%, Scotland 0.9%, Germany 0.9%, Canada 0.7%.

90.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.4% Italian, 0.5% Lithuanian, 0.5% Spanish, 0.3% German, 0.3% Maltese.

The novelist Jessica Cole, otherwise known as Jessie Cole, comes from Burringbar, and Burringbar is also the locale for much of her writing.

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