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Name Emungalan
Type Designation Suburb
Place Id 22293
Place Type Administrative Area
Status Registered
Date Registered 3 April 2007
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -14° 24' S (Decimal degrees -14.4045)
Longitude: 132° 14' E (Decimal degrees 132.2418)
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Locality / Suburb  
  (None Found)
Local Government Area  
  Katherine Town Council
History/Origin This new Katherine suburb is named after the old railway terminal and township on the banks of the Katherine River before the rail was extended over the river to Birdum in 1926-27. The name is believed to be Aboriginal for 'stony'.

The suburb boundary, as approved on 8 March 2007, is deliniated on CP 5078.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
03/04/2007 Date of Registration
04/04/2007 NTG 14 Notice of Naming
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