Place:Dampier, Western Australia, Australia

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NameDampier
TypeTown
Coordinates20.7°S 116.7°E
Located inWestern Australia, Australia
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Dampier is a major industrial port in the northwest of Western Australia. The Dampier Port is part of the Dampier Archipelago. The port services petrochemical, salt, iron ore and natural gas export industries. Rio Tinto exports large volumes of iron ore through the port, and in September 2010 announced plans to expand capacity. At the 2006 census, Dampier had a population of 1,370.

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