About: Orana region is located in central northern of New South Wales (NSW), Australia. As per the latest statics, the population of Orana was 113,824 people in June 2015. The total area of Orana is 198,561 sq km which is largest, 25% of total area, among all other regions in the state of NSW. The major towns are Dubbo, Cobar and Mudgee.
Origin: Orana means “welcome” in an Aboriginal language, perhaps used by local Wiradjuri group, but this is challenged. Orana name was established as an Australian Aboriginal word in 1948, though its original meaning is yet contested.
Local Government: The Orana region consists of 13 local government areas; Dubbo Regional Council, Mid-Western Regional Council and the Shires of Bourke, Bogan, Cobar, Brewarrina, Wallington, Coonamble, Warren, Warubungle, Gilgandra, Narromine, and Walgett
Attractions: Orana is a popular destination for tourists and visited by hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The popular destinations in the Orana region include Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Old Dubbo Gaol, Dundullimal Homstead, Dubbo Regional Botanical Garden, Buttler Falls Reserve etc.
About New South Wales: New South Wales (NSW) is a southeastern Australian state with its capital as Sydney. The population of the New South Wales was 7.54 million in 2014 and the population of (capital city) was around 5 million people in 2017. The total area of the New South Wales is 809,444 km²…….. read more.
About Australia: Australia and New Zealand are the most known countries in a wider region known as Australasia and Oceania. Oceania is the region comprising of the Australian continent and many other islands in the Pacific. The total no. of countries in Australian continent is 14 nations including Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and others. Australia, the smallest continent, is officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia…. read more.
Best Season: The best time to visit Orana are September through November and from March to May.