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Mundulla Hotel
Mundulla is located in South Australia
Coordinates 36°21′42″S 140°41′29″E / 36.361719°S 140.691391°E / -36.361719; 140.691391Coordinates: 36°21′42″S 140°41′29″E / 36.361719°S 140.691391°E / -36.361719; 140.691391
Established 3 April 1873 (town)
16 March 2000 (locality)
Postcode(s) 5270
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
LGA(s) Tatiara District Council
Region Limestone Coast
County Buckingham
State electorate(s) MacKillop
Federal Division(s) Barker
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
21.5 °C
71 °F
8.6 °C
47 °F
453.8 mm
17.9 in
Localities around Mundulla:
Cannawigara Cannawigara Bordertown
Mundulla West
Mundulla Bordertown
Bordertown South
Western Flat Western Flat Western Flat
Footnotes Adjoining localities

Mundulla is a town and a locality in south eastern South Australia. The town is located in the local government area of Tatiara District Council about 278 kilometres (173 mi) south east of the state capital of Adelaide.

The name of the town is derived from the Aboriginal word mantala meaning "place of thunder", referring to a rumbling sound made when trampling on the earth. The Council enquired about the spelling in 1965 and the Postmaster General proposed to change it to Mundalla in 1972, but this was not approved by the Geographical Names Board.

At the 2016 census, the locality had a population of 436 of which 314 lived in its town centre.

The Mundulla school opened in 1878. An Australian rules football club, Mundulla Football Club, compete in the Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Football League.

In 2016 Mundulla was the subject of an episode of Back Roads.

Heritage listings

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Former Wirrega council chambers photographed 2016

Mundulla has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

  • Lot 30 Jewell Street: Wirrega Council Chambers
  • 22 Nalang Road: Old Mundulla Hotel
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