Covering a total area of 2,358 sq. km, the Australian Capital Territory is the smallest self-governing internal territory in Australia. As observed on the map, approximately 46% of the Australian Capital Territory is covered by the mountainous and forested Namadgi National Park. The park also protects a part of the northern end of the Australian Alps. Located within the Namadgi National Park is the Bimberi Peak, which rises to an elevation of 1,912m and is the highest point in the Australian Capital Territory. Some of the notable rivers of the territory include Murrumbidgee, Cotter, and Naas. Lake Burley Griffin is the largest man-made water body in the Australian Capital Territory. As marked on the map by an upside-down triangle, the territory’s lowest point is along the Murrumbidgee River, at 429m.
The Australian Capital Territory is administratively divided into 21 districts. In alphabetical order, these districts are Belconnen, Booth, Canberra Central, Coree, Cotter River, Gungahlin, Hall, Jerrabomberra, Kowen, Majura, Molonglo Valley, Mount Clear, North Canberra, Paddys River, Rendezvous Creek, South Canberra, Stromlo, Tennent, Tuggeranong, Weston Creek, and Woden Valley. The districts are further subdivided into suburbs, sections, and blocks.
Covering a total area of 2,358 sq. km, the Australian Capital Territory is the smallest self-governing internal territory in Australia. Located in the northern part of the Australian Capital Territory is Canberra – the federal and territorial capital and the largest inland city of Australia.
The Australian Capital Territory is a federal territory that is enclaved within the state of New South Wales in the southeastern part of Australia. It is geographically positioned in the Southern and Eastern hemispheres of the Earth. The Australian Capital Territory is surrounded by the State of New South Wales.
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