Ramingining - NT

  Population - Aboriginal Community

Position

DEG: -12.328766 134.92775
DMS: 12º 19' 43.56" S 134º 55' 39.9" E
UTM: 53 L 8637091mN 492145mE
Altitude: 35.22m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - Aboriginal Community

Location

445.1kms East of Darwin - Driving 816 km (14 hours 26 mins)

Address & Contact

Ramingining NT 0822
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Ramingining is an Indigenous community in the Northern Territory, Australia, 560 km east of Darwin. It is on the edge of the Arafura Swamp in Arnhem Land. The population is approximately 800 people, though this fluctuates and there is a significant housing shortage.
The community was established in the early 1970s, and became recognised as Aboriginal land with the passage of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act of 1976. A written permit is required to visit Ramingining. The village has an airstrip at Ramingining Airport, a general store, a school, a police station opened in January 2008, and a health clinic with four nurses and a fly in doctor every Tuesday/Wednesday from Nhulunbuy.
Djambarrpuyngu is the main language in Ramingining, though Gupapuyngu and Ganalbingu are also spoken. The village, along with near-by Murwangi, was also the source for many of the actors in the 2006 cinematic production Ten Canoes.

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Milingimbi at 22/11:30am CST
Distance from Ramingining 26.48km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
30.3°C32.8°C58%21.1°C1013.3hPa0.0mmENE9km/hr
5knots
20km/hr
11knots

Closest Climatic Station

Ngayawili
Distance from Ramingining 79.15km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C31.731.431.531.630.929.529.530.431.732.633.232.8
Mean Min. °C25.725.624.723.622.120.119.519.320.622.724.425.6
Mean Rain mm361.3317.0300.9175.631.64.23.91.27.38.460.8258.9

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