Hunter (which corresponds with the Open Directory Project's "Hunter Valley" region) is one of a dozen regions into which people commonly divide New South Wales, a former British colony that is now the most populous state of Australia.

Location and geography[]

Immediately north of Greater Sydney, New South Wales. Lake Macquarie is at the south-east corner, and the Hunter River dominates the interior.


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Counties in New South Wales, as in most of Australia, have no statutory function except that they are used for defining land ownership and transfer. They may overlap region boundaries. This region contains all or part of the following counties:


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