1. Dubbo is located in Central-West New South Wales freemasonsassocnswact.org.au 2. So it's far away from Sydney, or any city! How far from Sydney exactly? Around 4.5 hours. dubbo.com.au 3. Which means it's not a part of Western Sydney, despite popular belief. resources2.news.com.au 4. Dubbo is a part of Wiradjuri country, which is one of the largest in Australia. barrickbeyondborders.com 5. Habitation by Indigenous Australians dates back approximately 40,000 years. wagga.nsw.gov.au 6. It is the Wiradjuri people who named Dubbo, which means "red earth." destinationoutback.com.au 7. When driving into Dubbo you can see the road out of Dubbo! And vise-versa! WOW! 8. Dubbo has a population of 32,327 people. Which makes Sydney's population 143 times larger. 9. You can fit the entire population of Dubbo in the MCG over THREE times! upload.wikimedia.org 10. Dubbo is home to the Taronga Western Plains Zoo. images.smh.com.au Which is one of the largest open range zoos in the Southern Hemisphere. 11. You can even feed the Lions! blogger.com So much better than your zoo, Sydney! 12. You can also stay overnight at the zoo! You're literally meters from the animals! weekendnotes.com Checkmate Sydney! 13. And yes there's Quokkas too. Via Taronga.gov.au I guess Sydney's zoo has them also, so we'll give them that... 14. BUT YOU CAN PET THEM AT DUBBO ZOO! taronga.org.au BAM SYDNEY! SIT DOWN! WE MADE YOU OUR BITCH! 15. Majority of the time Dubbo is battling through harsh droughts. Via watoday.com.au Or as I like to call it, High School. WHAAA??????? 16. But when it does rain, it pours. Dubbo has flooded on multiple occasions. 17. Dubbo has 4 Subway Restaurants, three of which are all within half a kilometre from eachother. Via Google To this day scientists are baffled as to why this is. 18. Weatherman Tim Bailey is our ambassador! platinumspeakers.com.au Tomorrows forecast for Sydney, cloudy with a high chance of jealousy. 19. Which brings us to our next point: "I LOVE DUBBO" T-Shirts! buzzfeed.com Sorry New York. You can sit down next to Sydney as cities which have been made Dubbo's BITCH! 20. The t-shirts are taking over the world! *Not photoshopped. Photoshop hasn't made it to Dubbo yet. 21. We're the official home of Australia's BEST meat pie. Winning the competition in 2003, 2005, and 2007. static.lifeislocal.com.au In the years we didn't win we were too busy at the Zoo petting the Quokkas and hanging out with Tim Bailey. 22. This fact is even on the sign coming into town. warosu.org 23. We have a Gaol in our main street! greengablesmotel.com.au Chill, It shut down in 1966. It's a tourist attraction now....we think. 24. 8 men were hanged at the Gaol when it was open between 1859 and 1966. media-cdn.tripadvisor.com (I used to get my haircuts at the hairdressers in that white building behind the Gaol) 25. Our tallest building is 6 stories high! WOW! It is rumoured that you can see all 4 Subway Restaurants in Dubbo from the top it's that high! 26. Roads in and out of Dubbo are haunted by the Pilgra Princess. local-legends.net The ghost of a lady who haunts travellers who drive along the Newell Highway. 27. Dubbo has one of the best skate parks in the country! View this video on YouTube Via Youtube.com Which also includes the first ever full-pipe on Aussie shores! 28. The only cinema in town just closed down. blogger.com Which sucks because they just started to accept eftpos :( 29. Speaking of movies, many have been filmed here, like Prime Mover. View this video on YouTube 30. And Forbidden Ground. View this video on YouTube A film about the ongoing war between St Johns and Senior Campus. 31. It's illegal to fart in Dubbo. View this video on YouTube Take note other cities, farting is gross! 32. From Sydney it's cheaper to fly to Asia than it is to Dubbo. buzzfeed.com 33. Dubbo has the largest abattoir in the country! Up to 90,000 sheep can go through it a day! 1funny.com 34. The town hosted Triple J's One Night Stand in 2013. View this video on YouTube The concert saw Flume, The Rubens, Seth Sentry, Ball Park Music, and local act Peoples Palace perform in front of 10,000+ people, who had no idea what Dubbo was before this event. 35. But that's nothing, because in 2012 Bow Wow performed in front of an 80+ strong crowd in Dubbo. minasaywhat.com This actually happened. 36. And we're 75% sure that in 2013 Beyonce may have flown over Dubbo whilst on her Australian tour. 37. Speaking of music, Dubbo is the REAL home of Aussie Hip-Hop! View this video on YouTube 38. And also home to Thirsty Merc! blogger.com 39. And The Reels. View this video on YouTube Your parents know who they are, trust me! 40. And Academy Award Winner Lizzy Gardener. upload.wikimedia.org She won 'Best Costume Design' in 1995 for her work on the cult Aussie film, Pricilla: Queen of The Desert. She even wore this on the red carpet! A dress made up out of gold American Express cards! 41. Not to mention, UFC sensation Kyle Noke grew up here! View this video on YouTube 42. And Home and Away's Steve Peacocke. img1.wikia.nocookie.net You know we belong together. 43. Steve Peacocke also gave Dubbo a shout out during his Logies acceptance speech. View this video on YouTube Adam Hills who was presenting said he'd never heard of the actor. This was Peacocke's response. 44. Oh and Glenn McGrath! Technically he is from a smaller town called Narromine down the road, but we claim him. 45. So come and visit Dubbo and be greeted with open arms by our mascot Dubby. Via fairfaxregional.com.au No seriously, you don't want to make Dubby angry.