Goulburn, New South Wales

Goulburn is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales and is located about 100 km north of the Australian capital Canberra. It is located in the Southern Tablelands at about 700 m altitude.

Goulburn was founded in 1833; 2006, the city had 20,127 inhabitants. It is a center of sheep; biggest attraction is a 15 m high and 21 m long concrete structure in the form of a merino sheep. The Big Merino contains inside a souvenir shop, about a wool exhibition and through the eyes of Merino sheep, you can also enjoy the view.

Goulburn is located on an important main road between Canberra and Sydney. It is also a railway junction: There is a line towards Wagga Wagga and Melbourne, another over the capital Canberra to Bombala, another to Sydney and a branch line to Crookwell.

Goulburn is the center and seat of the administration of Goulburn Mulwaree Council.



Twin cities of Goulburn are North Lake and El Cajon in the United States and with Shibetsu in Japan and Jiangdu in the People's Republic of China.