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Geelong
Victoria
View of Geelong across Corio Bay from Moorpanyal Park, 2010.jpg
Geelong viewed across Corio Bay from The Esplanade Drumcondra in 2010.
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Population 192,393 (2016) (12th)
 • Density 209.3982/km2 (542.339/sq mi)
Established 1838
Postcode(s) 3220
Area 918.79 km2 (354.7 sq mi)(2011 urban)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location 72 km (45 mi) SW of Melbourne
LGA(s) City of Greater Geelong
County Grant
State electorate(s)
  • Bellarine
  • Geelong
  • Lara
  • South Barwon
Federal Division(s)
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
19.6 °C
67 °F
9.4 °C
49 °F
552.7 mm
21.8 in

Geelong is the second biggest city in the state of Victoria, Australia. It has a large port and 190,000 people living in its area. Geelong at Corio Bay, which is 75 kilometres south-west Melbourne.

The city is a near many famous tourist attractions, for example the Great Ocean Road, the Shipwreck Coast and the Bellarine Peninsula. Geelong also has the second oldest Australian rules football club in the world, the Geelong Football Club, also called The Cats.


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