Wanguri, Northern Territory

Wanguri is a northern suburb of the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

Darwin, Northern Territory
Casuarina Exchange located at Wanguri.
Population1,876 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,880/km2 (4,860/sq mi)
Area1.0 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Location13.8 km (9 mi) from Darwin
LGA(s)City of Darwin
Territory electorate(s)Wanguri
Federal Division(s)Solomon
Suburbs around Wanguri:
Tiwi Lyons
Nakara Wanguri Leanyer
Alawa Wagaman Wulagi


Wanguri was one of Darwin's northern suburbs built before Cyclone Tracy in 1974. It derives its name from the Aboriginal Tribe. The streets in Wanguri are mostly named after early Greek residents of Darwin.

Present day

Major features of Wanguri include the Wanguri Primary School and Wanguri Park. Wanguri experienced a decrease in population between 1996 and 2001.

Wanguri is part of the Wanguri electoral division which also includes Leanyer, Muirhead and parts of Lyons.[2]


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wanguri (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  2. "Division of Wanguri". Northern Territory Electoral Commission. Northern Territory Government. 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
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