Yulara, Northern Territory

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Northern Territory
Yulara from helicopter (August 2004).jpg
Yulara from helicopter in August 2004
Yulara is located in Northern Territory
Coordinates25°14′0″S 130°59′0″E / 25.23333°S 130.98333°E / -25.23333; 130.98333Coordinates: 25°14′0″S 130°59′0″E / 25.23333°S 130.98333°E / -25.23333; 130.98333
Population887 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density8.584/km2 (22.23/sq mi)
Elevation492 m (1,614 ft)
Area103.33 km2 (39.9 sq mi)
LGA(s)unincorporated area
Territory electorate(s)Namatjira
Federal Division(s)Lingiari
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
30.0 °C
86 °F
14.0 °C
57 °F
285.2 mm
11.2 in

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.[2] Most of the people who live at Yulara work in the tourist industry, emergency services or the national park.[3] The name comes from local Aboriginal words for "howling dingos".[4] 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.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Yulara (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Community Profile Series : Yulara (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 24 July 2009.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "We may be a small town but we have a vast array of facilties for residents to enjoy!". Yulara Advisory Committee. 2012. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  4. Census Basic Community Profile and Snapshot