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°ECoordinates: 35°16′54″S 149°07′44″E / 35.2817°S 149.129°E|
|Population||48,030 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,274.0/km2 (3,300/sq mi)|
|Postcode(s)||2601, 2602, 2612|
|Area||37.7 km2 (14.6 sq mi)|
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 of the 357,222 people in the Australian Capital Territory (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
- Civic is the major shopping and office precinct in Canberra.
- Russell has the main headquarters of the Australian Defence Force.
- The Australian National University has its campus in the suburb of Acton and the Australian Defence Force Academy and Royal Military College, Duntroon are in the suburb of Campbell.
- The Australian War Memorial is also located in Campbell.
- Canberra region map - all districts