Place:Canargo, New South Wales, Australia


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Located inNew South Wales, Australia

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Conargo is a town in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. The town is the seat of Conargo Shire. It is on the Billabong Creek, a tributary of the Murrumbidgee River. The nearest towns are Jerilderie and Deniliquin. At the 2006 census, Conargo had a population of 188 people.[1]

The Aboriginal name for the locality of Conargo was 'Gooriara', meaning "hopping" or "kangaroo ground".

The actual town itself is quite small, with only a pub, a convenience store that sells fuel and a small number of houses, however the Shire now covers an area of approximately 8830 square kilometres and has a population of 1806. There are five nearby villages - Blighty, Mayrung, Pretty Pine, Wanganella and Booroorban.

The surrounding rural area consists of large sheep stations, including some Merino studs.

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