Wurrumiyanga , formerly Nguiu (originally [ˈŋuju]), is a community on the southern coast of Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia.
Nguiu was founded in 1911 as a Catholic mission by Francis Xavier Gsell.
In 2010 Nguiu was renamed Wurrumiyanga, meaning the place where the cycads grow, by the Tiwi Land Council.
Nguiu Post Office opened on 3 June 1974 as the first office on Bathurst Island.
- ^ F.X. Gsell, The Bishop with 150 Wives (Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1956), ch. 3.
- ^ "NT Place Names Register". Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 7 April 2011.
- ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 21 March 2012
Coordinates: 11°45′33″S 130°38′05″E / 11.7591°S 130.6347°E