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The federal electorate of Parkes has an approximate area of 393,000 km².

It is comprised of 21 suburbs including Barringun, Beemunnel, Black Hollow, Brocklehurst, Curlew Waters, Euabalong West, Eulah Creek, Grawin Opal Fields, Harparary, Keepit, Minore, Mogriguy, Murrin Bridge, Orange Grove, Pine Grove, Ravenswood, Rawsonville, Red Hill, Snakes Plain and Sunset Strip plus parts of Derriwong.

It is comprised of 238 localities including Albert, Angledool, Armatree, Ashley, Baan Baa, Babinda, Balfours Peak, Balladoran, Baradine, Bearbong, Bellata, Benolong, Berrigal, Biddon, Billeroy, Biniguy, Binnaway, Blue Nobby, Blue Vale and Bobadah plus parts of another 23 localities.

It is comprised of the councils of Bogan, Bourke, Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Central Darling, Cobar, Coonamble, Far West, Gilgandra, Gunnedah, Lachlan, Moree Plains, Narrabri, Narromine, Walgett, Warren and Warrumbungle Shire plus parts of Gwydir and Western Plains.

It is comprised of parts of the state electorates of Barwon, Dubbo, Northern Tablelands and Tamworth.

It is surrounded by the federal electorates of Barker, Calare, Farrer, Grey, Maranoa, New England and Riverina.