Place:Burnie, Tasmania, Australia

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NameBurnie
Alt namesEmu Baysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCity
Coordinates41.05°S 145.917°E
Located inTasmania, Australia
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania founded in 1827. The settlement was originally named Emu Bay but later renamed for William Burnie a director of the Van Diemen's Land Company in the early 1840s.

Burnie is governed by the City of Burnie local government area. At the 2011 Australian Census the local government area recorded a population of 19,329.[1]

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