Charles Darwin, Northern Territory

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Charles Darwin
DarwinNorthern Territory
Postcode(s) 0820
LGA(s) City of Darwin
Territory electorate(s) Fong Lim
Federal Division(s) Solomon

Charles Darwin is an eastern suburb in the city of Darwin, in the Northern Territory of Australia.

The suburb is named after Charles Darwin National Park, named after Charles Darwin, which is located within the suburb.[1] The suburb was to be developed as a residential and commercial area but was preserved in April 1997 with the creation of Charles Darwin National Park.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Place Names Register Extract". NT Place Names Register. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 6 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Charles Darwin National Park". Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife Commission. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 6 April 2011. 

Coordinates: 12°26′7″S 130°52′23″E / 12.43528°S 130.87306°E / -12.43528; 130.87306