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Darwin, Australia

The capital of the Northern Territory, Darwin is a town of 109,419 people (census 2001) located on Australia's far north-western coastline.

Darwin was largely destroyed in 1974 when Cyclone Tracy[?] passed through, killing 49 people and destroying over 70% of the buildings. The town was subsequently rebuilt with newer materials and techniques.

During World War II, on February 19, 1942 about 150 Japanese warplanes attacked Darwin.



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