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Galga
South Australia
Established 1915
Postcode(s) 5308
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Location
  • 70 km (43 mi) south of Waikerie
  • 50 km (31 mi) north of Karoonda
  • 40 km (25 mi) east of Walker Flat
LGA(s)
  • District Council of Karoonda East Murray
  • District Council of Loxton Waikerie
State electorate(s) Chaffey
Federal Division(s) Barker
Localities around Galga:
Bakara Well Maggea Mercunda
Bakara Galga
Copeville

Galga is a settlement in the northern Murray Mallee region of South Australia. The town of Galga was surveyed in 1915 after the Waikerie railway line from Karoonda to Waikerie was opened in 1914. The line was shortend to Galga in 1990, and closed completely in 1994. There is a small bulk grain silo at Galga, but it is no longer regularly used. Galga has an active Country Fire Service brigade with one fire truck.

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