el ganeden d'esmareldas

the garden of emeralds

Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia

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Woolgoolga was founded in the 1870s and is named after the word Weelgoolga, which the indigenous people of the area called the area. However, its original name was ‘Woogoolga’ until it was changed in 1966. Woolgoolga has a large Sikh population that now farms most of the agriculture of Woolgoolga that is bananas and blueberries. Woolgoolga’s main landmark is its large Sikh temple, Guru Nanak Sikh Gurudwara.


Woolgoolga, 1972

30°07′S 153°12′E

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