Place:Roebourne, Western Australia, Australia

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NameRoebourne
TypeTown
Coordinates20.8°S 117.167°E
Located inWestern Australia, Australia
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Roebourne is a former gold rush town in Western Australia's Pilbara region. It is 202 km from Port Hedland and 1,563 km from Perth, the state's capital. It prospered during its gold boom of the late 19th century and was once the largest settlement between Darwin and Perth. At the 2006 census, Roebourne had a population of 857.

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