Nakara, Northern Territory

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Nakara
DarwinNorthern Territory
Buchanan Terrace in Nakara, NT.jpg
Buchanan Terrace
Population 2,116 (2006)[1]
 • Density 1,920/km2 (4,980/sq mi)
Established 1972
Postcode(s) 0810
Area 1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Location 14.2 km (9 mi) from Darwin
LGA(s) City of Darwin
Territory electorate(s) Casuarina
Federal Division(s) Solomon
Suburbs around Nakara:
Tiwi Tiwi Lee Point
Brinkin Nakara Wanguri
Alawa Casuarina Wanguri

Nakara is a northern suburb of the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. The suburb it is bounded by Trower Road, Ellengowen Drive and Dripstone Road . It is in the local government area of City of Darwin. The suburb is mostly residential.

History[edit]

Nakara is an older suburb in Darwin, the suburb was established before Cyclone Tracy in 1974.

It is named after the Nakara Indigenous Australians who live around Boucaut Bay, west of the Blyth River in northern Arnhem Land, close to Maningrida.

The streets in Nakara are mostly named after early residents of the Territory.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Nakara (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-02-28. 

Coordinates: 12°22′10″S 130°52′41″E / 12.36944°S 130.87806°E / -12.36944; 130.87806