Darwin is the capital city in the Northern Territory of Australia and it is the most populated city in the remote Northern Territory. To give you an idea, it is the 15th most populated city in Australia. We have been featuring some of the other most popular cities that are growing in population and people are planning to move to. Darwin is located on the coast of the Timor Sea. Originally, it was a pioneer outpost and now it is the Top regional centre. It has a population over 136,000. Darwin is a sharp contrast from the rest of the Northern Territory which is quite sparse and remote. However, living in Darwin gives you access to all the rugged adventures of the Top End of the Northern Territory while still being in the city. Continue reading

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If you are planning to move to Darwin, it is quite different than many of the other major or capital cities we have highlighted in the past. Darwin is the capital and most populated city in the Northern Territory and it is a growing city, but still very small by comparison. As you probably may know, the Northern Territory is very remote and Darwin is on the coast, but the surrounds are most bush lands, national parks, and remote rivers. Darwin’s population is about 136,000 and the city itself is quite small, especially in comparison to some of the other large cities in Australia. There is a city centre; however, it is much smaller than you might even expect. That being said, if you are moving to Darwin, you are probably not much interested in the “city life” anyhow. This region is known for the abundance of crocodiles, fishing, and remote lands. Darwin also serves as an important port city because of its proximity to Asia. As BobinOz.com points out, it’s not like you are going to see crocodiles in the city, but they are plentiful in the surrounding lakes, rivers, billabongs, and even in the ocean and possibly beaches around Darwin. That’s because of the salt water crocodiles, which are very aggressive and get very large. Continue reading

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