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Wareemba
Sydney

New South Wales, Australia

Wareemba Canada Bay
Hen and Chicken Bay
Population: 1,390 [1]
Postcode: 2046
Area: 0.3 km² (0.1 sq mi)
Location: 12 km (7 mi) from Sydney CBD
LGA: City of Canada Bay
State District: Drummoyne
Federal Division: Reid
Suburbs around Wareemba:
Abbotsford Abbotsford Chiswick
Concord Wareemba Russell Lea
Five Dock Five Dock Russell Lea


Wareemba is a small suburb in the inner-west of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Wareemba is 12 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Canada Bay. Wareemba sits on the eastern shore of Hen and Chicken Bay, on the Parramatta River.

HistoryEdit

European settlement of the area began in the 1830s, with land mainly used for farming. The suburb was originally part of neighbouring suburb Abbotsford until declared a separate suburb in 1993.[2] The name Wareemba comes from an Aboriginal word meaning "place where sweet water meets salt water".[3]

Commercial areaEdit

Wareemba has a small group of shops located on Great North Road. Wareemba is famous for its coffee shops, including one business that combines fruit shop with coffee shop.

ChurchesEdit

Wareemba Gospel Hall is in Coranto Street.

PopulationEdit

The suburb of Wareemba had a population of 1,390 people, according to the 2006 Census of Population and Housing.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Like the nearby suburbs of Haberfield and Five Dock, Wareemba has a large population of residents with Italian ancestry. At the 2006 Census, 16% of the population of Wareemba noted their country of birth as being Italy, the second most popular response after Australia.[1]

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 33°51′40″S 151°07′55″E / -33.861, 151.132



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