Mudgee is an important city in the state of New South Wales in Australia. The name comes from ‘moothi‘, the Aboriginal word for ‘nest in the hills’. The name is very appropriate because the city is located in the beautiful and fertile Cudgegon River Valley and has many interesting historical buildings. Mudgee is located 470 m above sea level and surrounded by beautiful hills. At present the population is around 8,500. The city produces a lot of prosperity with sheep, wool, beef, wine, honey, wheat, coal mining and alfalfa. It also has many horse, sheep and cattle farms, large export slaughterhouses and livestock exchanges.