Bangalee, New South Wales

Bangalee is a suburb of Nowra in the City of Shoalhaven in New South Wales, Australia.[2][3] It lies north of the Shoalhaven about 7 km to the northwest of Nowra. At the 2016 census, it had a population of 657.[1]

Bangalee is an Aboriginal name meaning "sandy beach" and was the original name for the Shoalhaven River. Bangalee was also a name "used by Cliff Richards for his pleasure grounds which were situated near where [Bengalee] Creek runs into the Shoalhaven River".[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bangalee". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 December 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Bangalee". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 5 December 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ "Bangalee". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 5 December 2018.