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New South Wales, Australia

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Population: 393 (2006 census)[1]
Established: 1860s
Postcode: 2550
Coordinates: Coordinates: 36°46′S 149°41′E / -36.767, 149.683
LGA: Bega Valley Shire
State District: Bega
Federal Division: Eden-Monaro

Candelo is a town in south-eastern New South Wales, Australia. The town is located in the Bega Valley Shire Local Government Area, 448 kilometres (278 mi) south of the state capital, Sydney and 24 kilometres (15 mi) north-east of the popular coastal holiday destination of Merimbula. In 2006, Candelo had a population of 393 people.[1]

The area around Candelo was first settled by Europeans in the 1830s and the village was developed in the 1860s at a crossroads following the passage of the New South Wales Land Act of 1861 allowed closer settlement.[2]


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