BURWOOD

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Population   
13,162 (2011)

Local Government
City of Monash
City of Whitehorse

Area
8.7 km² (3.4 sq mi)

Location
17 km (11 mi) from Melbourne

Suburbs around Burwood
Surrey Hills
Ashwood
Canterbury
Camberwell
Glen Iris
Box Hill South
Burwood East
Mount Waverley

Area Profile
Burwood is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 17 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District.[1] Its local government areas are the Cities of Monash and Whitehorse. At the 2011 Census, Burwood had a population of 13,162.

Transport
The principal north-south roads are Warrigal Road, Elgar Road, Station Street and Middleborough Road, while the principal east-west roads are Riversdale Road, Burwood Highway and Highbury Road.[12]
   
Tram route 75 runs from the CBD to Vermont South and traverses the suburb along Burwood Highway. There is no train service in the suburb, with Burwood railway station located in the adjoining suburb of Glen Iris.

There are a number of bus routes, which connect the suburb to surrounding areas.