Ajana, Western Australia
Ajana is a small farming town in Western Australia. It is about 530 kilometres north east of Perth. The town was officially started in 1915. In 2006, there were 22 people living at Ajana. The name of the town might be from an Australian Aboriginal word, Ajano, used for the area nearby. It might also be from the word Ngajna, meaning mine, as a place where stone axes could be made.
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- "Landgate > History of country town names". landgate.wa.gov.au. http://www.landgate.wa.gov.au/corporate.nsf/web/History+of+country+town+names. Retrieved 28 March 2010.
- "2006 Census QuickStats : Ajana (State Suburb)". censusdata.abs.gov.au. http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/ABSNavigation/prenav/LocationSearch?collection=Census&period=2006&areacode=SSC53011&producttype=QuickStats&breadcrumb=PL&action=401. Retrieved 28 March 2010.