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About the Greater Geelong municipality

Geelong’s lifestyle is hard to beat. With quality living, wide-ranging recreational choices, a strong and growing economy and a cosmopolitan, vibrant community, there is real reason to love Geelong.

With a population of over 229,000 people, the City of Greater Geelong is Victoria’s largest provincial city.


Where is Geelong

Located some 75 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD, the municipality covers 1,247km2, comprising country, coastal and suburban areas. Greater Geelong is bounded by the Moorabool Shire in the north, Wyndham City and the Borough of Queenscliffe in the east, Surf Coast Shire and Golden Plains Shire in the west and Bass Strait in the south.

The region is characterised by the multi-award winning Waterfront overlooking Corio Bay, the picturesque Bellarine Peninsula, the Barwon River, You Yangs Regional Park, wetlands, beautiful parklands and wildlife sanctuaries.

Geelong is also the gateway to the world renowned coastline of south-west Victoria via the Great Ocean Road.



Page last updated: Wednesday, 7 June 2017
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