Coogee is a beachside suburb of local government area City of Randwick 8 kilometres south-east of the Sydney central business district, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is also a part of the Eastern Suburbs region. The Tasman Sea and Coogee Bay along with Coogee Beach lie towards the eastern side of the suburb. The beach is popular among families and famous for its safe swimming conditions. The boundaries of Coogee are formed mainly by Clovelly Road, Carrington Road and Rainbow Street, with arbitrary lines drawn to join these thoroughfares to the coast in the north-east and south-east corners. The Aboriginal population had largely relocated by the mid 19th century after being decimated by disease and violent clashes with early settlers, though some Aboriginal people still live in the area today.
Coogee has a population of over 15,210 people. Coogee also forms part of the wider Sydney metropolitan area which has a population of over 5,367,206 people.