Charles Darwin, Northern Territory

Charles Darwin is an eastern suburb in the city of Darwin, in the Northern Territory of Australia.

Charles Darwin
Darwin, Northern Territory
Looking at Darwin from within the Charles Darwin National Park
Charles Darwin
Coordinates12°26′7″S 130°52′23″E
Population0 (2016 census)[1]
Territory electorate(s)Fong Lim
Federal Division(s)Solomon
Suburbs around Charles Darwin:
Winnellie Winnellie Winnellie
Darwin City
Charles Darwin Hidden Valley
Darwin City Darwin Harbour
East Arm
East Arm
FootnotesAdjoining suburbs[2][3][4]

The suburb is named after Charles Darwin National Park, named after Charles Darwin, which is located within the suburb.[5] The suburb was to be developed as a residential and commercial area but was preserved in April 1997 with the creation of Charles Darwin National Park.[6]


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Charles Darwin (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  2. "Charles Darwin". NT Atlas and Spatial Data Directory. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  3. "Darwin City Council Suburbs" (PDF). Place Names Committee. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  4. "Localities within Un-Incorporated area" (PDF). Place Names Committee. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  5. "Place Names Register Extract". NT Place Names Register. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 6 April 2011.
  6. "Charles Darwin National Park" (PDF). Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory. Northern Territory Government. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 March 2011. Retrieved 6 April 2011.
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