Regions of the Northern Territory

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Regions of the Northern Territory - include the five official regions in the Territory in Australia:[1]

Usage is common for the term Top End - incorporating the Darwin and Arnhem Land regions, and of Central Australia being used for the Central region.

Earlier less specific terms have been used - the 'wild regions',[2] 'coastal regions' [3] and 'unsettled' regions [4]

A number of deserts, and ecological regions cross boundaries from the Northern Territory into Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland.


  1. ^ "investNT - Northern Territory Interactive Map". Archived from the original on 2010-06-05. Retrieved 24 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "To live with Natives.". The Daily News. Perth: National Library of Australia. 4 April 1935. p. 7 Edition: LATE CITY. Retrieved 23 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "No title.". The Northern Standard. Darwin, NT: National Library of Australia. 31 March 1925. p. 1. Retrieved 23 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "A YOUTHFUL EXPLORER.". The Advertiser. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 28 April 1924. p. 9. Retrieved 23 March 2013.