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Torrens

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Unincorporated ACT, 177 Rokeby Rd, Torrens, ACT 2607
08 6280 0068

Description

Torrens is a suburb in the Woden Valley district of Canberra, Australia.

Torrens is a suburb in the Woden Valley district of Canberra, Australia. It is named after Sir Robert Torrens, a former Premier of South Australia and instigator of the Torrens title system of land registration. The suburb was gazetted on 12 May 1966.

History

The name was proposed by "contemporaries of Sir Robert Torrens; SA pioneers and politicians" and gazetted on 20 September 1928; the suburb was gazetted on 12 May 1966. Streets in Torrens are named after South Australian pioneers.

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Type: Suburbs

Population: 1,001 - 10,000

Time zone: UTC +11:00

Area: 1.301 km2

Elevation: 501 to 1000 metres

Town elevation: 652 m

Population number: 2,206

Local Government Area: Unincorporated ACT

Location

Unincorporated ACT, 177 Rokeby Rd, Torrens, ACT 2607

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Attribution

This article contains content imported from the English Wikipedia article on Torrens, Australian Capital Territory