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Griffith is a major regional city in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area that is located in the north-western part of the Riverina region of New South Wales, known commonly as the food bowl of Australia. It is also the seat of the City of Griffith local government area. Like the Australian capital, Canberra, and the nearby town of Leeton, Griffith was designed by Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin.[4] Griffith was named after Arthur Hill Griffith, the first New South Wales Minister of Public Works. Griffith was proclaimed a city in 1987 and had a population of 19,144 in 2016.

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  • Elevation: 129.2 m
  • Population: 19,144
  • State electorate(s): Murray
  • Federal Division(s): Farrer
  • Established (yr): 1916
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

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