Yulara, Northern Territory
Yulara from helicopter in August 2004
|Elevation:||492 m (1,614 ft)|
|Area:||103.33 km² (39.9 sq mi)|
Yulara is a town in the southern region of the Northern Territory, Australia. It is very isolated, being just outside the border of Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park. In the 2006 census, Yulara had a population of 1,606. Most of the people who live at Yulara work in the tourist industry, emergency services or the national park. The name comes from local Aboriginal words for "howling dingos". Yulara is 18 km (11 mi) by road from Uluru (Ayers Rock) and 55 km from Kata Tjuta (the Olgas).
Facilities in Yulara include a supermarket, post office, library, post office, bank, child care centre, health clinic and a hairdresser.
References[change | edit source]
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Community Profile Series : Yulara (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census of Population and Housing. http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/ABSNavigation/prenav/ProductSelect?newproducttype=Community+Profiles&collection=Census&period=2006&areacode=UCL708200&breadcrumb=LP¤taction=201&action=401. Retrieved 2009-07-24.
- "We may be a small town but we have a vast array of facilties for residents to enjoy!". Yulara Advisory Committee. 2012 [last update]. http://www.yac.com.au/10-we-may-be-small-town-but-we-have-vast-array-of-facilties-for-residents-to-enjoy.html. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
- Census Basic Community Profile and Snapshot