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Angurugu is situated halfway down the western coast of Groote Eylandt, on the banks of the Angurugu River. Groote Eylandt is around 650 km east of Darwin and 50 km off the Arnhem Land coast in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Angurugu has a humid tropical climate, and 80 per cent of annual rainfall occurs in the wet season (between December and March).

Traditional Owners:

Languages: Anindilyakwa

Population (ABS 2016 Census): 855

For more information, see Angurugu.


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Regional Office

News, stories and information from the Arnhem Land and Groote Eylandt region, including contact details for our Nhulunbuy Regional Office.

74 Chesterfield Circuit
Nhulunbuy NT 0880
PO Box 246
Nhulunbuy NT 0881
08 8968 8400
Toll-free number: 
1800 079 098
(08) 8987 8407