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Katamatite

Katamatite is a rural township in Victoria, Australia about 46 kilometres north east of Shepparton.

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  • Area:126.649 km2
  • Elevation:119 m
  • Population:401
  • Local Government Area:Moira Shire Council

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Katamatite is a rural township in Victoria, Australia about 46 kilometres north east of Shepparton. At the 2011 census, Katamatite had a population of 433.Katamatite is located in the Murray Valley irrigation area. Township buildings were erected in 1877 and the Post Office opened on 1 December 1877. The townships name is said to be derived from a question, specifically "Kate, am I tight?"The town has an Australian rules football team competing in the Picola & District Football League. The team received publicity and notoriety back in 1925, when they defeated Wattville 78.19 (487) to 1.3 (9), in an attempt to win the minor premiership on percentage from Dookie.A Katamatite resident holds the world record for longest drive with an indicator on without turning. The record stands at 65 km. The record was ceased when a roadside patron yelled "Blinker!" and the resident realised his error and new world record. # History # Weather # Things to do

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