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Jabuk
South Australia
Jabuk school.jpg
Former Jabuk school building
Postcode(s) 5301
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACDT (UTC+10:30)
Location 10 km (6 mi) W of Geranium
LGA(s) Coorong District Council
State electorate(s) Hammond
Federal Division(s) Barker
Localities around Jabuk:
Karoonda
Peake Jabuk Parrakie
Coonalpyn Ngarkat Conservation Park

Jabuk is a former township situated 10 km west of Geranium on the Pinnaroo railway line and the Mallee Highway.

Jabuk appears to be named after the nearby Marmon Jabuk Range, but the origin of that name is unclear. It could be named from an Afghan word by a camelleer, or from a local Aboriginal word.

There is also a War Memorial, institute, football oval, tennis courts with lights and a play ground.

inhabitants

Jabuk has a population of 50-60 people including several close houses.

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