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Hunter Region
New South Wales
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View across the Hunter Valley
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The mouth of the Hunter River at Newcastle
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Population 620,530 (2011 census)
 • Density 21.2911/km2 (55.144/sq mi)
Area 29,145 km2 (11,252.9 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location 120 km (75 mi) N of Sydney
LGA(s)
State electorate(s)
  • Cessnock, Charlestown
  • Lake Macquarie, Maitland
  • Myall Lakes, Newcastle
  • Port Stephens, Swansea
  • Upper Hunter, Wallsend
  • Wyong
Federal Division(s)
Localities around Hunter Region:
North West Slopes New England Mid North Coast
Hunter Region Tasman Sea
Central West Central Coast Tasman Sea

The Hunter Valley, is an area of New South Wales. The Hunter River flows through the valley. The Hunter Valley is one of the largest river valleys on the NSW coast. It is known for its wineries and coal mines. It is about 120 km (75 mi) to 310 km (193 mi) and less than 2 hours drive from north of Sydney, Australia. About 590,000 people live in the valley. More than half of the people live in the coastal cities of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. There are also other towns and villages across the valley. There are 11 Local Government Areas that look after the area. These eleven LGAs are:

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