North Canberra

North Canberra
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Aerial view of North Canberra shown from the east

Location of Canberra North, shaded.
Coordinates 35°16′54″S 149°07′44″E / 35.2817°S 149.129°E / -35.2817; 149.129Coordinates: 35°16′54″S 149°07′44″E / 35.2817°S 149.129°E / -35.2817; 149.129
Population 48,030 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 1,274.0/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2601, 2602, 2612
Area 37.7 km2 (14.6 sq mi)
Territory electorate(s) Kurrajong
Federal Division(s)
Localities around North Canberra:
Belconnen Gungahlin Majura
Molonglo Valley North Canberra Majura
South Canberra South Canberra South Canberra

North Canberra, also known as the Inner North, is a district of Canberra, the capital city of Australia, comprising 14 suburbs with 21,111 dwellings housing 48,030 people[1] of the 357,222 people in the Australian Capital Territory[2] (2011 Census). Many of Canberra's oldest dwellings are in this district.

North Canberra is located to the north and east of Canberra's City, to the north of Lake Burley Griffin and west of Mount Majura and south of Mount Ainslie, and is bounded to the north by the Barton Highway and Federal Highway.

It is one of the oldest parts of Canberra, and is built in part in accordance to Walter Burley Griffin's designs.

Places of Note and Interest


  1. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "North Canberra (Statistical Subdivision)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 December 2013.
  2. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Australian Capital Territory". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 December 2013.
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