Northern Beaches

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Northern Beaches
New South Wales
Manly Beach.jpg
Manly Beach
Population 225,106 (2006)[1]
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)
Localities around Northern Beaches:
Central Coast Central Coast Tasman Sea
Forest District Northern Beaches Tasman Sea
North Shore North Shore Tasman Sea

The Northern Beaches is an area in the northern coastal suburbs of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia, located near the coast of the Pacific Ocean. This area extends south to the entrance of Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour), west to Middle Harbour and north to the entrance of Broken Bay. The area was formerly inhabited by the Garigal or Caregal people in a region known as Guringai country.[2]

The Northern Beaches district is usually considered to be the area of the Northern Beaches Statistical Subdivision, comprising fully the local government areas of Manly, Warringah and Pittwater. The 2011 Australian census found the Northern Beaches to be the most White and mono-ethnic district in Australia, contrasting with its more-diverse neighbours: the North Shore and the Central Coast.[3]

Notable sports teams include the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles (rugby league), North Harbour Rays, Manly RUFC, Warringah Rugby Club (rugby union) and Manly United FC (soccer). The Sea Eagles who play in the National Rugby League, and Rays play at Brookvale Oval.



The suburbs of the Northern Beaches district within Warringah Council are - [4]


The suburbs of the Northern Beaches district within Manly Council are -


Aerial view of a part of Sydney's Northern Beaches, with Pittwater and Scotland Island on the left

The suburbs of the Northern Beaches district within Pittwater Council are -[5][6]

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