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Guluguba
Queensland
Cafe at Guluguba on the Leichhardt Highway, Queensland.JPG
Cafe at Guluguba on the Leichhardt Highway, 2014
Postcode: 4418
Location:
  • 19 km (12 mi) south-east of Wandoan
  • 47 km (29 mi) north of Miles
  • 318 km (198 mi) north-west of Brisbane CBD
LGA: Western Downs Region
State District: Callide
Federal Division: Maranoa
Suburbs around Guluguba:
Wandoan Wandoan Roche Creek
Woleebee Guluguba Pelham
Woleebee Gurulmundi Pelham

Guluguba is both a town and a locality in the Western Downs Region in Queensland, Australia. In the 2011 census, Guluguba was counted together with neighbouring Wandoan and had a combined population of 655.

History

The name Guluguba is thought to be an Aboriginal word meaning squatter pigeon.

Guluguba Post Office opened by 1916 (a receiving office had been open from 1915).

The Guluguba State School opened on 1 February 1917.

Geography

Guluguba is located on the Leichhardt Highway, north of Miles and south of Wandoan.

Coordinates: AU-QLD 26°16′22″S 150°04′57″E / 26.27278°S 150.0825°E / -26.27278; 150.0825


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