Place:East Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia


NameEast Kalgoorlie
Alt namesWilliamstownsource: Wikipedia
Coordinates30.774234°S 121.499927°E
Located inWestern Australia, Australia

Now taken up mostly by the open pit mine 'Super Pit'.

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Kalgoorlie, now known as Kalgoorlie–Boulder after Kalgoorlie and Boulder joined, is a city in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, Australia, and is located east-northeast of Perth at the end of the Great Eastern Highway. The town was founded in 1893 during the Yilgarn-Goldfields gold rush, and is located close to the so-called "Golden Mile".

According to the 2011 census, it had a population of 31,107, making it the largest urban centre in the Goldfields-Esperance region and the fifth-largest in Western Australia.

The name Kalgoorlie is derived from the Wangai word Karlkurla, meaning "place of the silky pears".

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