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Mundulla
South Australia
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Mundulla Hotel
Population 1,042 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 5270
Location
LGA(s) Tatiara District Council
State electorate(s) MacKillop
Federal Division(s) Barker
Localities around Mundulla:
Buckingham Cannawigara Bordertown
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Mundulla West Western Flat Bordertown South

Mundulla is a town in eastern South Australia. The town is located in the Tatiara District Council local government area, 278 kilometres (173 mi) south east of the state capital, 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 as a result of the many caves in the area. 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 2006 census, Mundulla and the large surrounding area had a population of 1,042.

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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