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Deciphering the Aussie Accent: 15 Most Frequently Mispronounced Places 

Can anyone pronounce Cooinda without stammering on their words? Experience confusion by Gumeracha? Puzzled by Ubirr?

Tensed now? You are not alone. Many of these cities and towns in Australia (pronounced Stray-Ya) are tongue twisters even for some locals not to mention foreign visitors making an effort to say them properly.

We have compiled the below list of commonly mispronounced Aussie places. Now comes the hard part – why not give it a go at pronouncing them.


Bathurst


Boulia

Boulia


Brisbane


Cairns


Canberra


Coober Pedy


Cooinda


Gumeracha

Gumeracha


Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay


Launceston


Melbourne


Monkey Mia

Monkey Mia


Ubirr

Ubirr


Wagga Wagga


Yatala

Yatala

Did we miss any?  Please tell us in the comment box below. 
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