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Lighthouse near Geraldton HMAS Sydney Memorial at Geraldton Fishing Boats at Geraldton Dongara harbour
Wildflowers Grain Storage at Geraldton Sheep Geraldton Town Hall
Geraldton Cathedral Banksia Memorial at Dongara Caterpillar at Mullewa
Pastoral Land Mining Wheel at Geraldton Mullewa church Pink Flower
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  Geraldton is the largest town in the mid-western region of Western Australia. It is a port city and major centre for the surrounding wheat growing area; the port has been dredged to permit vessels up to 64,000 deadweight tonnes to berth. A large crayfishing fleet is also based here. Geraldton is 424 kilometres north of Perth; population was 31,553 in the 2006 census; position is 28° 47'S, 114° 37'E. Average annual rainfall is 449 millimetres. Annual average maximum temperature is 24.7°; hottest month is February with 29.7° daily average maximum; July is coldest with average daily minimum of 10.5°
Inland of Geraldton, Mullawa is renowned for wildflowers. Dongara, south of Geraldton, is the headquarters of a crayfishing fleet and favoured retirement place for surrounding farmers.