Ajana, Western Australia

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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.[1] In 2006, there were 22 people living at Ajana.[2] The name of the town might be from an Australian Aboriginal word, Ajano, used for the area nearby.[1] It might also be from the word Ngajna, meaning mine, as a place where stone axes could be made.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Landgate > History of country town names". landgate.wa.gov.au. Retrieved 28 March 2010.
  2. "2006 Census QuickStats : Ajana (State Suburb)". censusdata.abs.gov.au. Retrieved 28 March 2010.