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Purnululu WA


Located in the Kimberley area of Western Australia, Purnululu is in the Wyndham-East Kimberley local government area, and within the electoral seat of Durack.

Purnululu at a glance

Postcode 6770
Latitude -18.2229402
Longitude 127.6700702
Altitude 351.3492126 (metres above sea level)

Population of Purnululu WA

At the 2021 national census, the population of 6770 (Including Purnululu) was 3149 people. Out of those, 1567 were male and 1581 were female.

179 (5.68%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 2618 people were born in Australia. 2402 (76.28%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Purnululu

Here is a map of Purnululu, Western Australia and surrounds.

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