Cataby, Western Australia facts for kids
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|Location||170 km (106 mi) N of Perth|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Dandaragan|
Cataby is a small settlement approximately 170 kilometres (110 mi) north of Perth, Western Australia on the Brand Highway. The area was once called West Dandaragan, with the town of Dandaragan located 17 km to the east.
The Cataby Important Bird Area, which supports an important breeding population of the short-billed black cockatoo, lies 2 km south-east of the town.
The area has also been explored for mineral sands.
The town was threatened by a bushfire in 2010, which closed the Brand Highway for a few hours; the fire was contained shortly afterward.
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