Cowra
in Cowra of New South Wales, Australia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-33.836 and 148.697 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -33° 50' 7" and E 148° 41' 47"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - AUD
Spoken languages:
English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:09 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Australia/Sydney
UTC/GMT offset: 9.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:56 am and 5:07 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
38.533 and -28.750 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ramal da Lombega
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Touring Cowra

Cowra in Cowra (New South Wales) with it's 6,795 residents is a town located in Australia about 103 mi (or 166 km) north of Canberra, the country's capital place.

Time in Cowra is now 02:09 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Australia / Sydney with an UTC offset of 10 hours. We know of 10 airports nearby Cowra, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Australia is Cowra Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Greater Blue Mountains Area in a distance of 130 mi (or 210 km), North-East. Also, if you like the game of golf, there are several options within driving distance. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Canberra, Katoomba, Parramatta, Sydney and Hay. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 58 °F

Morning Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Evening Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 44 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 34%
Air Pressure 1026 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 70% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Friday, 24th of May 2024

14°C (58 °F)
5°C (42 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

13°C (55 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Sunday, 26th of May 2024

15°C (59 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Breakout Motor Inn

Address
0,0 mi
181 Kendal Street
2794 Cowra
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


COUNTRY COMFORT COWRA

Address
0,0 mi
164 KANDAL STREET
2794 Cowra
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


MAS Country Aalana Motor Inn

Address
0,1 mi
161 Kendal Street
2794 Cowra
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cowra Crest Motel

Address
0,2 mi
133 Kendal Street
2794 Cowra
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cowra Services Club Motel

Address
0,3 mi
105-111 Brisbane Street
2794 Cowra
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sovereign Inn Cowra

Address
0,6 mi
15 - 19 Kendal Street
2794 Cowra
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Econo Lodge Alabaster

Address
0,3 mi
20-22 Lynch Street
2794 Cowra
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Cowra War Birds fly in 2914

Published: October 18, 2014
Length: 46:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Grumpy Frog Productions

War Birds fly in at Cowra 2014.


Visit to Cowra POW Camp and War Cemetery

Published: April 16, 2012
Length: 17:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AussieMark909

On a recent holiday road trip I fulfilled a long held desire to visit this historic area. I hope you enjoy this look at a piece of Austalian wartime history. By August 1944 there were...


CT2700 in Cowra NSW

Published: May 14, 2010
Length: 28:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: OzTurnersAndMulchers

An Oz Turner CT2700 compost turner composting cow manure and hay from a dairy. The compost will be then used as an organic fertilizer on their crops.


Crop Harvest - Case IH Header - Country Kids Collection Kids Hi Vis - Central West NSW

Published: November 26, 2014
Length: 48:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Country Kids Collection

Check out these cute country kids during the 2014 harvest in Central West NSW. The Country Kids Collection range of Kids Hi Vis clothing not only looks fantastic, but are also functional &...


TBS Discovery Pro Quadcopter over the Old Dunlop Hayshed near Cowra NSW

Published: December 04, 2013
Length: 29:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nigel G

This old shed is being looked into to be restored back to its former glory. It is a Icon to the Cowra NSW Australian District.


2012 Cowra Cup - Woden Valley FC U14 Lightning.

Published: August 22, 2012
Length: 33:16 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Mr Swampy

This is a snapshot of the 2012 Cowra Cup, NSW, Australia, starring Woden Valley FC U14 "Lightning". Nice weather, nice football, good coaching, good managing, good refereeing, good opposition...


30 Vaux Street Cowra

Published: September 18, 2012
Length: 04:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Josh Keefe

Situated 4 hrs West of Sydney, 2.5 hrs from Canberra. Walk to the main street of Cowra's Shops, two doors down from Woolworths and just 50meters to the bowling club - this property is ultra...


Easter 2004 Road Trip To Young and Cowra

Published: January 15, 2013
Length: 29:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Shane Nixon

Way back in Easter 2004 we did a small road trip out to Young, Cowra and Bathurst in New South Wales. We did the tourist thing and visited historic and sceni...


Cowra SAAA fly in video 1

Published: September 26, 2008
Length: 51:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Grumpy Frog Productions

Hi lights fron Cowra SAAA fly in.


SAAA fly-in Cowra 2009 - low quality -

Published: September 18, 2009
Length: 47:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Grumpy Frog Productions

A bit of Friday 18-09-2009 at Cowra airport - High Quality version of this video is now also on Youtube if you would like to watch it.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Cowra

Cowra is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia in the Cowra Shire. It is located on the Mid-Western Highway, 317 kilometres west of Sydney on the banks of the Lachlan River at an altitude of 310 metres above sea level. At the 2011 census Cowra had a population of 10,003 people.

Located at -33.815, 148.684 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns in New South Wales, Towns in the Central West (New South Wales)

Cowra breakout

The Cowra breakout occurred on August 5, 1944, when at least 545 Japanese prisoners of war escaped from a camp near Cowra, in New South Wales, Australia. It was one of the largest prison escapes of World War II, as well as one of the bloodiest. During the ensuing manhunt, four Australian soldiers and 231 Japanese soldiers were killed. The remaining escapees were captured and sent back to prison.

Located at -33.8113, 148.704 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
1944 riots, 1944 in Australia, History of New South Wales, World War II prisoner-of-war camps in Australia, Prison uprisings, Military history of Australia during World War II, Military camps in Australia, POW escapes and rescues during World War II, Military history of Japan during World War II

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Cowra.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Cowra, CWT, カウラ, 카우라