Place:Derby, Western Australia, Australia

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NameDerby
TypeTown
Coordinates17.317°S 123.633°E
Located inWestern Australia, Australia
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Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. At the 2006 census, Derby had a population of 3,093, with about half of Aboriginal descent. Along with Broome and Kununurra, it is one of only three towns in the Kimberley to have a population over 2,000. Located on King Sound, Derby has the highest tides in Australia, with the peak differential between low and high tide reaching 11.8 metres.

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