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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
18th September 2014
Reference:   68307
Placename:   Dharruk
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 9th January 1987
GNB File:   GNB3725,673,2697
LGA:   Blacktown
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 44 59
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 48 49
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 44 53
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 48 53
Topographic Map:   Riverstone
1:100000 Map:   Penrith 9030
Parish:   Rooty Hill
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb about 4 km E of Dunheved and about 5 km W of Doonside. Boundaries within the Blacktown Council area shown on map GNB3725. Previous boundaries shown on map GNB2697/F
Origin:   Aboriginal. Named after Dharuk Aboriginal people who originally inhabited much of the Sydney area. (Appleton; 1992).
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