Katherine - NT

 

Position

DEG: -14.46517 132.263474
DMS: 14º 27' 54.61" S 132º 15' 48.5" E
UTM: 53 L 8399066mN 204986mE
Altitude: 109.57m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - Town

Location

270.59kms SouthEast of Darwin - Driving 316 km (3 hours 26 mins)

Address & Contact

15 Katherine Terrace
Katherine NT 0850
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Often called the 'Crossroads of the North' because of its location, Katherine is the third largest town in the Northern Territory and is located 312 kilometers south-east of Darwin on the Katherine River. With a population of over 9,000, Katherine is a modern thriving regional center that offers a wide range of services to communities from the Western Australian border to the Gulf of Carpentaria on the Queensland border. There is a modern air conditioned shopping center, hospital, sports grounds, parks and gardens as well as a large number of Commonwealth and Territory Government services.
The Municipality of Katherine covers an area of 528 square kilometers and is located on the beautiful Katherine River, offering a range of swimming, fishing and recreational parks.The Katherine Region is 336,674 square kilometers, or almost the size of the Australian State of Victoria and the Australian Height Datum has listed the main street of Katherine (at the intersection of Warburton Street and Katherine Terrace) as being 104.57 meters above sea level. The total population of the region is just over 17,000 people of which 29% identify as indigenous.


Good quality drinking water is available through out Katherine
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Katherine Aviation Museum
Distance from Katherine 2.63km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.633.934.234.032.130.130.432.335.837.737.435.9
Mean Min. °C24.223.923.120.816.813.813.014.620.123.724.624.5
Mean Rain mm261.9243.7207.345.95.00.41.11.76.833.288.1223.9

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