Ludmilla, Northern Territory

Ludmilla is a northern inner suburb of the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Ludmilla is a predominantly residential suburb and is usually associated with the adjacent inner Darwin suburbs of Parap, Fannie Bay and Stuart Park. The indigenous community of Bagot is located in Ludmilla.

Darwin, Northern Territory
Looking up Bagot Road in Ludmilla
Coordinates12°25′47″S 130°51′6″E
Population1,743 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density484/km2 (1,254/sq mi)
Area3.6 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Location6.1 km (4 mi) from Darwin City
LGA(s)City of Darwin
Territory electorate(s)Fong Lim
Federal Division(s)Solomon
Suburbs around Ludmilla:
Nightcliff Coconut Grove Eaton
East Point
Fannie Bay
Ludmilla Eaton
Woolner Woolner
FootnotesAdjoining suburbs[2][3]

According to The Place Names Committee for the Northern Territory, the suburb's name came from Ludmilla Creek which was named by the government surveyor Gustav Sabine after Ludmilla Holtze, a German immigrant who arrived in Darwin with her parents and three brothers in 1872.[4]


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Ludmilla (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  2. "Ludmilla". NT Atlas and Spatial Data Directory. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  3. "Darwin City Council Suburbs" (PDF). Place Names Committee. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  4. "Ludmilla". The Origin of Suburbs, Localities, Towns and Hundreds in the Greater Darwin area. Northern Territory Government. 2007. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
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