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Darwin, Northern Territory

 

Darwin, Northern Territory
Darwin ( Northern Territory)
Coordinates 12°27′0″S 130°50′0″E
Population 129,062 (2011)[1] (16th)
 • Density 926/km2 (2,398.3/sq mi) (2008)[2]
Established 1869
Area 112.01 km2 (43.2 sq mi)
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
Mayor Katrina Fong Lim
Location
  • 2,603 km (1,617 mi) from Adelaide
  • 2,640 km (1,640 mi) from Perth
  • 2,849 km (1,770 mi) from Brisbane
  • 3,144 km (1,954 mi) from Canberra
  • 3,350 km (2,082 mi) from Singapore
LGA(s) Darwin, Palmerston, Litchfield
County Palmerston County
Territory electorate(s) Port Darwin (and 14 others)
Federal Division(s) Solomon
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
32.0 °C 90 °F 23.2 °C 74 °F 1,727.6 mm 68 in
Major Overseas Born Populations
Country of birth Population (2011)
United Kingdom 4,646
Philippines 2,893
New Zealand 2,505
India 1,346
Greece 972
Indonesia 915
China (excl. SARs and Taiwan) 789
Germany 705
Thailand 623
Vietnam 567
Malaysia 544
Ireland 449
Historical Populations of Darwin
Year Pop.   ±%  
1911 1,082 —    
1921 1,399 +29.3%
1933 1,566 +11.9%
1947 2,538 +62.1%
1954 8,071 +218.0%
1961 15,477 +91.8%
1966 21,671 +40.0%
1971 37,100 +71.2%
1976 44,200 +19.1%
1981 61,412 +38.9%
1986 75,360 +22.7%
1991 86,415 +14.7%
1996 95,829 +10.9%
2001 106,842 +11.5%
2006 105,991 −0.8%
2009 124,800 +17.7%
2010 127,500 +2.2%
# Mayor Term
1 Vaiben Louis Solomon 1874–1890
2 Robert Toupein 1890–1915
3 J Burton 1921–1948
4 John Lyons 1948–1957
5 Lucius Richardson 1957–1966
6 Harry Chan 1966–1969
7 Harold "Tiger" Brennan 1972–1975
8 Ella Stack 1975–1979
9 Ella Stack 1980
10 Cecil Black 1980–1984
11 Alec Fong Lim 1984–1990
12 Alan Markham 1990–1992
13 George Brown 1992–2002
14 Peter Adamson 2002–2007
15 Garry Lambert 2007–2008
16 Graeme Sawyer 2008–2012
17 Katrina Fong Lim 2012-
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