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Port Adelaide

Port Adelaide, city (1996 pop. 37,559), South Australia, S Australia, a suburb of Adelaide, on an inlet of Gulf St. Vincent. It is the principal port and wool-trading center of the state. The chief exports are wheat, flour, and wool. Sulfuric acid, processed foods, and automobile parts are made.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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