The Narrows, Northern Territory

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The Narrows
DarwinNorthern Territory
Thenarrows nt.jpg
Population 602 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Established 1960's
Postcode(s) 0820
Area 0.3 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Location 5.4 km (3 mi) from Darwin
LGA(s) City of Darwin
Territory electorate(s) Fong Lim
Federal Division(s) Solomon
Suburbs around The Narrows:
Ludmilla RAAF Base Darwin Darwin International Airport
Ludmilla The Narrows Darwin International Airport
Woolner Winnellie Winnellie

The Narrows is a northern inner suburb of the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

History[edit]

The Narrows gets its name from the name given to the narrow land between Ludmilla and Sadgrove Creeks.

The Narrows appeared on early plans of Darwin and was retained as a suburb name when the area of land south of the RAAF Base was subdivided in 1960.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "2016 Community Profiles: The Narrows (State Suburb)". 2016 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 28 June 2017. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 12°25′40″S 130°51′38″E / 12.42778°S 130.86056°E / -12.42778; 130.86056