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|Population||946 (2016 census)|
|Elevation||174 m (571 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Yarra Ranges|
Gruyere is a town in Victoria, Australia, 43 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2016 Census, Gruyere had a population of 946.
The suburb is often referred to as the "Toorak of the Yarra Valley" (Sir Peter Taylor of Lyndhurst) as it is the choice location for wealthier retirees. Gruyere has a strong farming / agricultural roots with many local farmers with a variety of products such as apples, pears and cattle.
Many argue that the name of the area and subsequently, the town, is actually "Warramate", in reference to the Warramate Hills.
It is a small town area on Killara Road contains a recreation reserve, community hall, primary school and CFA fire station. Several wineries are located within Gruyere.
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