Named after the Maribyrnong River. Maribyrnong is an Aboriginal word for 'yam' or 'edible root'.
Maribyrnong covers an area of approximately 71 sq km from Essendon in the east to St Albans in the west, Tullamarine in the north to Brooklyn in the south. The suburbs include: Aberfeldie, Airport West, Albion, Avondale Heights, Brooklyn, Essendon, Essendon North, Essendon West, Kealba, Keilor East, Keilor Park, Marybyrnong, Moonee Ponds, Niddrie, St Albans, Sunshine, Sunshine North and Tullamarine.
Mainly suburban housing, with areas of light manufacturing and retail businesses. The division contains Honda Australia's main centre and Caterpillar of Australia Ltd. Recreational landmarks include Moonee Valley Racecourse and Brimbank Park.
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