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Echuca is a town on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. The border town of Moama is adjacent on the northern side of the Murray River in New South Wales. Echuca is the administrative centre and largest settlement in the Shire of Campaspe. At the time of the 2016 census, Echuca had a population of 12,906, and the population of the combined Echuca and Moama townships was 20,424 at June 2016. Echuca lies within traditional Yorta Yorta country. The town's name is an Aboriginal word meaning "meeting of the waters". Echuca is close to the junction of the Goulburn, Campaspe, and Murray Rivers. Its position at the closest point of the Murray to Melbourne contributed to its development as a thriving river port city during the 19th century.

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  • Elevation: 96m
  • Population: 12906
  • State electorate(s): Murray Plains
  • Federal Division(s): Nicholls
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

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