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Drummoyne is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Drummoyne is 6 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district and is the administrative centre for the local government area of the City of Canada Bay.Drummoyne sits on the peninsula between Iron Cove and Five Dock Bay. It is surrounded on three sides by Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River and, as such, has some of Sydney's best waterfront views. Drummoyne neighbours the similarly historic Five Dock and Abbotsford.HistoryWilliam Wright, a merchant, whaler and sealer bought land in the northern part of the area in 1853. The property was bounded by present-day Lyons Road and Victoria Road. Drummoyne House was built in the Georgian Classical style. It was rectangular in plan with a hipped roof with a concave verandah across the entire front and returned along each side. He named it Drummoyne Park after his family home at Drummoyne on Clyde in Scotland. In Gaelic, Drummoyne means flat topped ridge.PopulationDemographicsIn the 2016 census of Population and Housing, the population of Drummoyne stood at 11,950 people, 53.0% females and 47.0% males, with a median age of 40 years. 63.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 4.3%, Italy 2.4%, New Zealand 2.3%, China 1.9% and Greece 1.1%. 71.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 3.8%, Greek 3.1%, Mandarin 1.9%, Cantonese 1.5% and Spanish 1.2%. The most common responses for religion in Drummoyne (State Suburbs) were Catholic 31.3%, No Religion 26.8% and Anglican 11.9%.Plan your visit to Drummoyne and other destinations in Australia using our Australia trip planner.
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