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Fremantle

(frē`măn'təl, frĭm`əntəl), city (2016 pop. 28,893), Western Australia, SW Australia, a suburb of Perth, on the Indian Ocean at the mouth of the Swan River. It is the terminus of the Trans-Australian RR and the chief commercial port of the state. The chief exports are wheat, wool, fruit, and flour; oil, steel, and phosphates are imported. The 1987 America's Cup challenge was held here.
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Fremantle

 

a city in southwestern Australia, in the state of Western Australia; located on the Indian Ocean, at the mouth of the Swan River. Population, 25,100 (1974). The outport of the city of Perth, Fremantle had a freight turnover of 12.1 million tons in 1975. Wool and wheat are exported. Fremantle has a shipyard, an automobile assembly plant, and a paper factory, as well as enterprises of the food-processing and sawmilling industries.

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Fremantle

a port in SW Western Australia, on the Indian Ocean. Pop.: 25 197 (2001)
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