Culgoa River facts for kids
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|Name origin: Aboriginal: meaning "running through, returning"|
|States||Queensland, New South Wales|
|Region||IBRA: Darling Riverine Plains|
|Districts||South West Queensland, Orana, New South Wales|
|Municipalities||Balonne, Brewarrina, Bourke|
|Part of||Darling River, Murray–Darling basin|
|- left||Balonne River, Birrie River|
|- location||near Dirranbandi|
|- elevation||187 m (614 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with the Darling River|
|- location||north–west of Bourke|
|- elevation||109 m (358 ft)|
|Length||489 km (304 mi)|
The river is the western branch of the Balonne River in southern Queensland, near Dirranbandi. It flows southwest across parts of the Darling Riverine Plains. The river is joined by ten tributaries. It flows into the Darling River near Bourke, New South Wales.
Culgoa is an Aboriginal word meaning "running through" or "returning".
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