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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Murray (green) in Victoria
|Area||16,229 km2 (6,266.1 sq mi)|
It is located in the north of the state, next to the Murray River, which forms Victoria's border with New South Wales. It includes the towns of Shepparton, Echuca, Cobram, Yarrawonga, Boort and Bridgewater.
Murray was created in 1949. It was named after the Murray River, which itself was named after British Secretary of State for War and the Colonies Sir George Murray.
|(Sir) John McEwen||Country||1949–1971|
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