PORT PIRIE, a town of Victoria county. South Australia, on Germein Bay, an arm of Spencer Gulf, i68j m. by rail N. by W. of Adelaide. It is a prosperous and well-equipped port, from which enormous quantities of wheat are annually shipped. Pop. (1901), 7983.
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)