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Dandenong North is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 29 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Greater Dandenong. At the 2016 census, Dandenong North had a population of 22,451.[1]

Dandenong North
MelbourneVictoria
Dandenong North is located in Melbourne
Dandenong North
Dandenong North
Coordinates37°57′32″S 145°12′29″E / 37.959°S 145.208°E / -37.959; 145.208Coordinates: 37°57′32″S 145°12′29″E / 37.959°S 145.208°E / -37.959; 145.208
Population22,451 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density2,363/km2 (6,120/sq mi)
Postcode(s)3175
Area9.5 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Location
LGA(s)City of Greater Dandenong
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Bruce
Suburbs around Dandenong North:
Mulgrave Rowville
Noble Park North Dandenong North Endeavour Hills
Noble Park Dandenong Doveton

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HistoryEdit

Dandenong North Post Office opened on 18 July 1955 as the suburb was developed.[2]

About the suburbEdit

Dandenong North is situated approximately 30 kilometres from the city, being very close to the Monash Freeway  , the road formerly known as the South Eastern Arterial & the Mulgrave freeway. There are several schools in the locality. The area was once known as Lyndale. Dandenong North is also subject to the EastLink Freeway project (which connects the South-East with the Eastern Arterials).

55% of Dandenong North residents were born overseas.

See alsoEdit

  • City of Dandenong - the former local government area of which Dandenong North was a part.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Dandenong North (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 December 2017.  
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008