Area: 1,351,961.8 km2
Land: Ranges up to 1200 m above sea level
- Inland Northern Territory temperatures are extreme
with a very hot wet summer.
- Coastal temperatures, around Darwin are tropical.
- Average summer temperatures range from 77°F- 94°F.
- Average winter temperatures range from 67°F - 87°F.
120,000 including over 60 nationalities
Melville Island, (5698km square), near Darwin, is the largest
Island in Australian Waters (apart from Tasmania).
Cosmopolitan: Diverse, multicultural population
Growth in population and industry
Aborigines, settlers from Asia and Europe,
Religions: worship centres for most religious and cultural
Transport : Darwin
has an international airport and port and is now linked to the
rest of Australia by rail.
Industry: Boating, fishing and trade.
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