Northern Territory is the 3rd state or territory in area at around 1,335,742 square kilometres, located in the central north of the Australian mainland, It is bordered by Western Australia to the west, by South Australia to the south, by Queensland to the east and by the Timor Sea, the Arafura Sea and the Gulf of Carpentaria to the north.
The capital city is Darwin, with a population of 127,500, making it the largest and most populated city in the sparsely populated Northern Territory, but the least populated of all Australia’s capital cities. It is the smallest and most northerly of the Australian capital cities.
The Northern Territory story unfolds through six main destinations. From the red sandy desert of Alice Springs and Uluru / Ayers Rock and the golden plains of Tennant Creek, to the savannah woodlands surrounding Katherine and the lush green tropics of Darwin and Kakadu.