Darwin, Northren Territory

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Darwin
Northren Territory
Darwin's Changing Skyline January 2010.jpg
Owerleukin the CBD viewed frae West Lane caurpairk
Darwin is located in Australia
Darwin
Darwin
Population: 127,532 (2010)[1] (16t)
Densitie: 926/km² (2,398.3/sq mi) (2008)[2]
Established: 1869
Aurie: 112.01 km² (43.2 sq mi)
Time zone: ACST (UTC+9:30)
Mayor: Katrina Fong Lim
Location:
LGA: Darwin, Palmerston, Litchfield
Coonty: Palmerston County
State electorate: Port Darwin (an 14 ithers)
Federal Diveesion: Solomon
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfaw
32.0 °C
90 °F
23.2 °C
74 °F
1,740.2 mm
68.5 in

Darwin is the caipital ceety o the Northren Territory, Australie. Situatit on the Timor Sea, Darwin haes a population o 127,500, makin it bi far the lairgest an maist populatit ceety in the spairsely populatit Northren Territory, but the least populous o aw Australie's caipital ceeties. It is the smawest an maist northerly o the Australian caipital ceeties, an acts as the Top End's regional centre.

Darwin haes grown frae a pioneer ootpost an sma port intae ane o Australie's maist modren an multicultural ceeties. Its proximity tae Asie makes it an important Australian gateway tae kintras such as Indonesie an East Timor. The Stuart Highway begins in Darwin, endin at Port Augusta in Sooth Australie.

The ceety itself is built on a law bluff owerleukin the harbour. Its suburbs spread oot ower some aurie, beginnin at Lee Point in the north an stretchin tae Berrimah in the east—past Berrimah, the Stuart Highway goes on tae Darwin's satellite ceety, Palmerston, an its suburbs.

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