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 Australia
Population: 986
Established: 2006
Postcode: 0872
Elevation: 492 m (1,614 ft)
Area: 103.33 km² (39.9 sq mi)
LGA: unincorporated area
State District: MacDonnell
Federal Division: Lingiari
Mean Max Temp Mean Min Temp Annual Rainfall
30.0 °C
86 °F
14.0 °C
57 °F
271.3 mm
10.7 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.[1] Most of the people who live at Yulara work in the tourist industry, emergency services or the national park.[2] The name comes from local Aboriginal words for "howling dingos".[3] 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.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Community Profile Series : Yulara (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 2009-07-24. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "We may be a small town but we have a vast array of facilties for residents to enjoy!". Yulara Advisory Committee. 2012 [last update]. Retrieved 26 October 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. Census Basic Community Profile and Snapshot

Coordinates: 25°14′S 130°59′E / 25.233°S 130.983°E / -25.233; 130.983