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Cannum in the region of Victoria is a place located in Australia - some 392 mi (or 630 km) West of Canberra, the country's capital.

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Local time in Cannum is now 04:07 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Australia / Melbourne" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Adelaide, Warracknabeal, Peppers Plain, Melbourne, Katyil or Ailsa. When in this area, you might want to check out Wallup, Cannum and Aubrey as well. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Shire of Warracknabeal

The Shire of Warracknabeal was a local government area about 200 kilometres west-northwest of Bendigo and 60 kilometres north of Horsham in western Victoria, Australia. The shire covered an area of 1,839 square kilometres, and existed from 1891 until 1995.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -36.3, 142.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Former Local Government Areas of Victoria (Australia)

Shire of Yarriambiack

The Shire of Yarriambiack is a local government area of Victoria, Australia in the north-west of the state. It includes the towns of Hopetoun, Murtoa and Warracknabeal. It has an area of 7,176 square kilometres. In 2006 it had a population of 7,520. It was formed in 1995 from the merger of the Shire of Warracknabeal, Shire of Karkarooc, and parts of the Shire of Dunmunkle and Shire of Wimmera.

More reading: Shire of Yarriambiack homepage
Located at -36.3, 142.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Australian Aboriginal placenames, Local Government Areas of Victoria (Australia), Wimmera

Yarriambiack Creek

Yarriambiack Creek, a distributary of the Wimmera River, leaves the river near Drung Drung, about 20 kilometres east of Horsham, and flows northwards about 140 kilometres through Warracknabeal, ending in Lake Coorong just east of Hopetoun. Its flow is intermittent and depends almost entirely on the level of the Wimmera River. After not flowing for most of the previous 15 years, it flooded in September 2010 and January 2011. In 2012 the Wimmera River had a water release.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -36.3, 142.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Victoria (Australia)

Warracknabeal

Warracknabeal is a wheatbelt town in the Australian state of Victoria. Situated on the banks of the Yarriambiack Creek, 330 km north-west of Melbourne, it is the business and services centre of the northern Wimmera and southern Mallee districts, and hosts local government offices of the Shire of Yarriambiack. At the 2006 census Waracknabeal had a population of 2490.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -36.3, 142.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Australian Aboriginal placenames, Towns in Victoria (Australia), Wimmera

Antwerp, Victoria

Antwerp is a small town in Victoria, Australia on the Dimboola - Rainbow Road, in the Shire of Hindmarsh, 22 kilometres north of Dimboola and 356 kilometres north-west of Melbourne. The area was first settled by Europeans in 1846, when George Shaw and Horatio Ellerman applied for 130,000 acres for sheep grazing. Ellerman named the area after his birthplace, the Belgian city of Antwerp. In 1858 two Moravian missionaires, Reverend Friedrich Hagenauer and Reverend Spieseke, arrived in the area.

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Located at -36.3, 142.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:History of the Australia work of the Moravian Church, Towns in Victoria (Australia), Wimmera