River Yarra

The Yarra River or historically, the Yarra Yarra River, is a perennial river in south-central , . The lower stretches of the Yarra are where Victoria's state capital Melbourne was established in 1835, and today metropolitan Greater Melbourne dominates and influences the landscape of its lower reaches.

Notable Places in the Area

is a port facility at Fishermans Bend in Melbourne, Victoria constructed progressively from 1960, by dredging and land fill at the mouth of the Yarra River. is situated 550 metres northeast of River Yarra.

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is a civic building located in , a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. is situated 1¼ km southwest of River Yarra. Photo: Melburnian, CC BY 3.0.

The is located on Champion Road, , near the . is situated 2 km southwest of River Yarra. Photo: Zzrbiker, Public domain.

is a science museum in , . is situated 2 km northwest of River Yarra. Photo: Wai Hong, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is a suburb of , , , 11 km south-west of Melbourne's… Photo: Melburnian, CC BY 3.0.

is an inner suburb of , Australia, 3 km south-west from the Melbourne central business district. Photo: Donaldytong, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an inner suburb of , Australia, 4 km south of Melbourne's central business district. is situated 4½ km east of River Yarra. Photo: Donaldytong, CC BY-SA 3.0.

River Yarra

-37.8479° or 37° 50' 52.3" south
144.9033° or 144° 54' 12" east
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Yarrarivier
  • Belarusian: Рака Яра
  • Belarusian: Яра
  • Catalan: Yarra
  • Cebuano: River Yarra
  • Chinese: 雅拉河
  • Chuvash: Ярра
  • Czech: Yarra
  • Dutch: Yarra
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: نهر يارا
  • English: Birrarung
  • English: Yarra River
  • Finnish: Yarra
  • French: Yarra
  • German: Yarra River
  • Hebrew: ירה
  • Hebrew: נהר הירה
  • Indonesian: Sungai Yarra
  • Indonesian: Yarra
  • Indonesian: Yarra River
  • Irish: Abhainn Yarra
  • Italian: Yarra
  • Japanese: ヤラ川
  • Korean: 야라강
  • Lithuanian: Jara
  • Malay (generic): Sungai Yarra
  • Malay (generic): Yarra River
  • Marathi: यारा नदी
  • Mongolian: Ярра гол
  • Persian: رود یارا
  • Picard: Yarra (fleufe)
  • Picard: Yarra
  • Polish: Yarra
  • Portuguese: Rio Yarra
  • Romanian: Râul Yarra
  • Russian: Ярра
  • Serbian: Јара (река у Аустралији)
  • Serbian: Јара
  • Spanish: Rio yarra
  • Spanish: Río Yarra
  • Swedish: River Yarra
  • Swedish: Yarra River
  • Tagalog: yarra river
  • Tamil: யர்ரா ஆறு
  • Ukrainian: Ярра
  • Welsh: Afon Yarra
  • Sông Yarra

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