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Northern Territory is apart from the 250 Km tropical region and Northern Territory extends to 1500 Km from South Australia and 800 Km west from Western Australia. Northern Territory is often supposed as being entirely arid The Contrasts with the fertile wetlands at the' Top End' include Darwin, Jabiru and Katherine, and the desert like which although true for much of the interior. Northern Territory shares borders with Western Australia to the west South Australia to the south and Queensland to the east and Northern Territory is an Australian federal region in the center and central northern region of Australia. Economy of Northern Territory is completely depends on tourism, particularly Kakadu National Park in the Top End and the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in central Australia and mining.
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Northern Territory Recreation Culture and Attractions
The city of Northern Territory has rich arts and cultural heritage. In the Northern Territory and its regions, cities and towns has large number of a range of tourist attractions. Kakadu National Park, an oasis of waterfalls; wildlife and Aboriginal rock art are major attractions for visitors in Northern Territory. Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park and Kings Canyon Uluru and the magnificent sunsets and sunrise disorder has also been a popular place to be set between the harsh outback territories an area of substantial Canyon. Darwin is the Northern Territory capital famous for its markets and festivals and inspiring natural harbor and in Northern Territory there are 6 major regions and attractions Kakadu National Park, Territory Wildlife Park, Arnhem Land, Litchfield National Park and Katherine. Red Centre gets its status from the vast plains of red soil that characterize its landscape and is famous for Red Centre.

Northern Territory Demographics
Northern Territory Population is 192,900
Northern Territory Darwin Population is 124,700
Northern Territory Palmerston Population is 30,000
Northern Territory Alice Springs Population is 27,900
Northern Territory Katherine Population is 10,100
Northern Territory Nhulunbuy Population is 5,000
Northern Territory Tennant Creek Population is 3,550
Northern Territory Wadeye Population is 2,400
Northern Territory Jabiru Population is 1,300
Northern Territory Yulara Population is 1,200

Northern Territory Education
Northern Territory children generally start education at age of five. After completion of Secondary School, student gets northern area of the certificate (NTCE). Private fee-paying schools run by the Catholic Church and independent schools, English medium public schools are some of the higher ones in Northern Territory. By 2009 the northern Territory comprises of 151 public schools, 15 Catholic schools and 21 self-governing schools. In 29,175 public schools there are 39,492 students and in 9,882 self-governing schools there are 9,882 students recorded in schools around the Northern Territory area. There is only one University in the Northern Territory that is Northern Territory Charles Darwin University. Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education is the first tertiary institution was founded in the year of 1960s. Education is Mandatory for children between the ages of 6 and 15 in Northern territory.There are 36 non-government schools out of 189 primaries and secondary schools and most non-government schools are functioned by church organizations.

Northern Territory Symbols

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Northern Territory Flag
Northern Territory Bird
Wedge-tailed Eagle Aquila audax
Northern Territory Floral
Sturt's Desert Rose Gossypium sturtianum

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Northern Territory Animal
Red Kangaroo Macropus rufus

Northern Territory History
In the area of the Northern Territory was survived by Native Australians for an estimated 40,000 years. On 1 January 1911, a period after alliance; the Northern Territory was divided from South Australia and moved to Commonwealth control. The name "Northern Territory" was a rising sentiment that name was not unsatisfactory in the year of 1912. The names "Kingsland" (corresponded with the Queensland), "Centralia" and "Territoria" are the proposals and finally suggested that Kingsland is the ideal choice in the year of 1913. But, the change of name never worked. North Australia and Central Australia are two regions of Northern Territory which was divided between the years of 1927 and 1931. During the World War II, it is the only time since Coalition that an Australian state or territory has been under military control and most of the Top End was placed under military government, after the war, control for the entire area was handed back to the Commonwealth. Australia's Northern Territory is rich in history and is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, With the Governmental Assembly controlled by a Chief Minister, the Territory was granted responsible government in the year of 1978.

Northern Territory Tourism
Tourism in Northern Territory is one of the quickest growing industries in the modern years, by an average visitor figures increased by eight per cent in the year and the yearly growth rate for foreign visitors was nearly 20%. The Kakadu National Park, Katherine Gorge and Melville Island, Kakadu, Arnhem Land, the Katherine Region and at Ipolera in the Centre are the famous and recognized places for visitors in Northern Territory. To protect the Territory's rare environmental and cultural resources while providing facilities for visitors, the Preservation Commission and the Tourist Commission work together. The city of Northern Territory provides number of tourist information centers for visitors. Northern Territory has colorful outback and natural heritage for visitors.

Northern Territory Transportation
In Northern Territory there is a network of sealed roads with two National Highways connecting with adjoining States and linked the major Territory population areas and some other centers like Uluru, Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks. The Highway runs north to south attaching Darwin and Alice Springs to Adelaide is Stuart Highway and it is called as "The Track". The new standard device railway that attaches Adelaide by an Alice Springs with Darwin is the Adelaide-Darwin Railway, substituting earlier narrow device railways which had a gap among Alice Springs and Birdum. No speed limitation on public roads in the Northern Territory, it is one of the few remaining places in the world not having no speed limitation. A default speed limit of 110 km/h spread over on roads outside of urban areas from 1st January 2007 and on some major highways speeds of up to 130 km/h are allowable. The major domestic and international airport for the Northern Territory is Darwin International Airport and other small ports are separated throughout the Territory.

Northern Territory Universities
Northern Territory Charles Darwin University,Australia - 22,083 Students

Northern Territory Tourist Attractions
Uluru
The Olgas
Kings Canyon
Kakadu National Park
Mindil Beach Sunset Market
The Tiwi Islands
The jumping croc circus
Litchfield National Park
Territory Wildlife Park
Tennant Creek
Litchfield
Arnhem Land
Alice Springs
Alice Springs Cultural Precinct
Alice Springs Desert Park
Aquascene
Christchurch Cathedral Darwin
Crocodylus Park
Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park

Northern Territory Museums
Australian Aviation Heritage Centre
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Northern Territory Chinese Museum
Old Ghan Train Museum
Museum of Central Australia
Museum and Art Gallery of the NT
Australian Aviation Heritage Centre
Araluen Cultural Precinct

Northern Territory Parks
Arnhem Land (Restricted Area)
Barranyi Nth. Island National Park
Casuarina Coastal Reserve
Daly River Nature Park
Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve
Djukbinj National Park
Elsey National Park
Finke Gorge National Park
Gregory National Park
Gurig National Park-now Garig Gunak Barlu National Park
Howard Springs Nature Park Conservation Reserve
Kakadu National Park
Keep River National Park
Litchfield National Park
Mary River Crossing Conservation Reserve and proposed Mary River National Park
Mataranka Thermal Springs
Nitmiluk National Park
Katherine Gorge
Palm Valley
Tanami Desert
The Olgas
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Watarrka National Park (including Kings Canyon)
West MacDonnell National Park

Northern Territory Religious
Northern Territory Christian Population is 43.6%
Northern Territory Roman Catholics Population is 20.3%
Northern Territory Anglican Population is 12.7%
Northern Territory Uniting Church Population is 7.0%
Northern Territory Lutheran Population is 3.6%
Northern Territory Buddhism Population is 1.4%
Northern Territory Islam Population is 0.5%
Northern Territory Hinduism Population is 0.2%
Northern Territory Territorians Population is 21.9%

Northern Territory Government
Northern Territory depends on the Westminster System of Australia, substituting the Northern Territory Legislative Council, consists of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly which was shaped in the year of 1974. Northern Territory is one of the self-governing territories in the country of Australia since 1978. The Northern Territory Parliament is one of the three unicameral parliaments in the country. The total enrolment for the year of 1947 election was 4,443 people all of them were white. Northern Territory Legislative Council was the comparatively elected governing body from the year of 1947 until its replacement by the fully elected Northern Territory Legislative Assembly in the year of 1974. Single-member voters elect Twenty-five members of the Legislative Assembly for four-year terms. The city of Northern Territory Parliament has three senators and one mayor.

Northern Territory Geography
The Western Australia border is near to the 129 east longitude, the Northern Territory borders are to the west with Western Australia and The Northern Territory inhabits the north central part of the continent of Australia. Northern Territory occupied 519,771 square miles on the north by Arafura Sea, Timor Sea, and Gulf of Carpentaria and in north-central Australia is bounded by South Australia, Queensland, and Western Australia. In the Macdonnell Ranges in the south the greatest altitude occurs 5,000 feet above the sea level. In the coolest months of June and July, the lowest temperature may falls as low as 14 C , but very hardly lower, very little precipitation among May and September and snow has never been recorded. During the dry season nearly every day is humid and sunny and afternoon humidity average is about 30%.

Northern Territory Economy
The Northern Territory Mining accounts for 26% of the gross state product in 2006-2007 associated to just 7% national wide and economy is largely driven by mining concentrated on energy producing minerals, petroleum and energy and contributes around $2.5 billion to the gross state product and employs over 4,600 people. During the years 2005-2006 economy has continued to grow and among the years 2003 and 2006 the gross state product had increased from $8,670 million to $11,476 million and increase of 32.4% and in the years 2006-2007 gross state product grew by an average annual rate of 5.5%. The Northern Territory largest export suppliers are petroleum and natural gas (33.4%), iron-ore (20.0%), other manufacturing (5.9 per cent) and agriculture (4.9%), Imports to the Northern Territory totaled $2,887.8 million which contained of mainly machinery and apparatus manufacturing (58.4%) and petroleum, coal, chemical and related product manufacturing (17.0%) and Northern Territory's exports were up 19% during 2005-2006.Tourism is also the major economic industry in Northern Territory.

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