Frequently asked questions about Melbourne, VIC

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Where is Melbourne?

Melbourne is in the south of Victoria which is in the southeast of Australia.

What is the latitude and longitude of Melbourne?

Melbourne is at a latitude of -37.81394 decimal degrees and a longitude of 144.96342 decimal degrees (GDA94 datum, which is for many practical purposes equivalent to WGS84). Latitude and longitude coordinates may be represented in a variety of different numeric formats:

FormatLatitudeLongitude
Decimal-37.81394144.96342
D MM' SS"37 48' 50" S144 57' 48" E
D MM.MMM'37 48.836' S144 57.805' E

What is the elevation/altitude/height above sea level of Melbourne?

Melbourne is at an elevation/altitude/height above sea level of 25.6 m above sea level.

What is the population of Melbourne?

Melbourne has a population of about about 3.2 million (based on the 2001 census).

What is the nearest city, town or village to Melbourne?

The nearest village to Melbourne is Bulla about 23.8 km away. Bulla has a population of about around 370 (based on the 2001 census). Click here for a map showing Melbourne and Bulla.

What is the nearest more populous place to Melbourne?

The nearest more populous place is the metropolis of Sydney which is 710km away with a population of about 3.5 million (show me a map with Melbourne and Sydney).

What is the annual rainfall of Melbourne?

The annual rainfall of Melbourne is about 653 mm.

What is the most rain Melbourne has ever received in a day?

The most rain received by Melbourne in a day was 108 mm. The most rain received by Melbourne in a November day was around 73 mm.

In what local government area (LGA) is Melbourne?

Melbourne is in the local government area of 'Melbourne'. The 'Melbourne' local government area is classified as a 'City'.

If you're interested in Cities, Towns and Villages then you may also be interested in Suburbs/Regional Areas.

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