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Leonora is located in Western Australia
Location in Western Australia
Population 556 (2016 census)
Established 1897
Postcode(s) 6438
Elevation 376 m (1,234 ft)
LGA(s) Shire of Leonora
State electorate(s) Kalgoorlie
Federal Division(s) O'Connor
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
27.9 °C
82 °F
13.9 °C
57 °F
234.5 mm
9.2 in

Leonora is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, located 833 kilometres (518 mi) northeast of the state capital, Perth, and 237 kilometres (147 mi) north of the city of Kalgoorlie.


Leonora is primarily a mining town. There are a number of major gold mines in the Shire, as well as the Murrin Murin laterite nickel project. The area supports a significant pastoral industry.


At the 2016 census, Leonora had a population of 556, 27.6% of whom were of Aboriginal descent.

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