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Truganina is a rural-urban suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 22 km west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Cities of Melton and Wyndham local government areas. Truganina recorded a population of 20,687 at the 2016 census.
The pronunciation of Truganina has two main variations, being "Troo-ga-nee-nah" or "Troo-ga-ny-nah", though "Troo-ga-nee-na" is most likely correct as the suburb name originates from the Aboriginal name "Truganini", where "nini" in traditional Aboriginal languages are usually pronounced as a quickly-said version of "nee-nee".
Truganina is a rapidly growing suburban area with an estimated population of 17,469 in 2014. It is bordered roughly by the Skeleton-Waterholes Creek to the west; Boundary Road to the north; Mount Derrimut Road Reserve to the east and the Federation Trail to the south.
It is believed to be named after Truganini, a full-blooded Aboriginal Tasmanian woman who spent a short time in the area.