Northren Territory

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Northren Territory
alt text for flag alt text for coat of arms
Flag Coat o airms
Slogan or elk-nameThe Territory;
The Top End
Map o Australie wi the Northren Territory hielichtit
Ither Australie states an territories
Coordinates20°S 133°E / 20°S 133°E / -20; 133
Caipital ceetyDarwin
DemonymNorthren Territorian, Territorian
GovrenmentConstitutional monarchy
 • AdmeenistratorJohn Hardy
 • Chief MeenisterMichael Gunner (ALP)
Australie territory 
 • Established bi NSW1825
 • Transferred tae Sooth Australie1862
 • Transferred tae Commonweel1911
 • Dissolvit1927
 • Reformit1931
 • Responsible
   govrenment
1978
Aurie 
 • Total1,420,970 km² (3rd)
548,640 sq mi
 • Laund1,349,129 km²
520,902 sq mi
 • Watter71,839 km² (5.06%)
27,737 sq mi
Population
(2016)[1]
 
 • Population244,000 (8t)
 • Densitie0.18/km² (8t)
0.5 /sq mi
Elevation 
 • Heichest pointMount Zeil
1,531 m (5,023 ft)
Gross territorial product
(2014–15)
 
 • Product ($m)$22,450[2] (8t)
 • Product per caipita$92,107 (2nt)
Time zone(s)UTC+9:30 (ACST)
(does no observe DST)
Federal representation 
 • Hoose seats2/150
 • Senate seats2/76
Abbreviations 
 • PostalNT
 • ISO 3166-2AU-NT
Emblems 
 • FloralSturt's desert rose
(Gossypium sturtianum)[3]
 • AinimalReid kangaroo
(Macropus rufus)
 • BirdWedge-tailed eagle
(Aquila audax)
 • ColoursBlack, white, an ochre[4]
Wabsteidwww.nt.gov.au

The Northren Territory is a federal territory o Australie, occupyin hintle o the centre o the mainland continent, as well as the central northren regions. It shares borders wi Wastren Australie tae the wast (129t meridian east), Sooth Australie tae the sooth (26t parallel sooth), an Queensland tae the east (138t meridian east).

Tae the north, the territory is bordered bi the Timor Sea, the Arafura Sea an the Gulf o Carpentarie. Despite its lairge aurie—ower 1,349,129 square kilometres (520,902 sq mi), makin it the third lairgest Australian federal diveesion—it is spairsely populatit. Wi a population o 229,675 it is the least populous o Australie's aicht major states an territories.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "3101.0 – Australian Demographic Statistics, Mar 2016". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 22 September 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2016. 
  2. "5220.0 Australian National Accounts: State Accounts, 2014–15". Australian Bureau of Statistics. November 2015. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  3. "Floral Emblem of the Northern Territory". www.anbg.gov.auhi. Retrieved 26 March 2008. 
  4. "Northern Territory". Parliament@Work. Retrieved 22 January 2013.