Alice Springs is a large town in the Northern Territory of Australia located at . Its population of 28,178 (2001 Census) makes it the second-largest settlement in the Territory (the only other towns of significant size are Darwin, the capital, and Katherine). It is popularly described as "the Alice" or simply "Alice". Alice Springs is known as Mparntwe to its traditional inhabitants, the Arrernte. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alice Springs, Northern Territory"
Darwin is the territorial capital and most populous city of the Northern Territory. It is a city of 109,478 (est. June 2004) people on Australia's far north-western coastline. Darwin has a tropical climate, and is subjected to tropical thunderstorms and cyclones; the first recorded cyclone to hit Darwin was the 1867 cyclone, and much of the city was destroyed by Cyclone Tracy in 1974. It is also the only Australian capital city to have come under substantial attack during any war: on February 19, 1942, Japanese planes made two major air raids on Darwin, the first of 63 air attacks experienced by the city during World War II. ...more on Wikipedia about "Darwin, Northern Territory"
Katherine ( ) is a town with a population of around 7,500 situated 320 km southeast of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia. The town is named after the river. ...more on Wikipedia about "Katherine, Northern Territory"
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Palmerston is an Australian city. It is a satellite city of the Northern Territory capital Darwin. Originally, Palmerston was the name given in 1855 to Darwin itself. Darwin assumed its current name in 1911. ...more on Wikipedia about "Palmerston, Northern Territory"
The Shire of Litchfield in the Northern Territory is situated south of Darwin and Palmerston. It includes the areas of Humpty Doo, Howard Springs and Berry Springs. It is named after Fred Litchfield, a Territory pioneer, who explored areas of the Northern Territory from Escape Cliffs on the Timor Sea to the Daly River in 1864. ...more on Wikipedia about "Shire of Litchfield"
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is located on the Stuart Highway, just south of the intersection with the western terminus of the Barkly Highway. Tennant Creek is approximately 1000 kilometres south of the territory capital, Darwin, and 500 kilometres north of Alice Springs. The town is named after a nearby watercourse of the same name. The population of the town is approximately 3,900 people, of which around 1,500 are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tennant Creek, Northern Territory"
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