Broome, Western Australia

Broome, also known as Rubibi by the Yawuru people, is a coastal, pearling and tourist town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, 1,681 km (1,045 mi) north of Perth. The estimated urban population was 13,984 in August 2016.[1] It is the largest town in the Kimberley region.

Broome
Western Australia
Broome jetty
Broome
Coordinates17°57′43″S 122°14′10″E
Population13,984 (2016 census)[1]
Established1883[2]
Postcode(s)6725
Elevation19 m (62 ft)
Time zoneAWST (UTC+08:00)
Location1,681 km (1,045 mi) NNE of Perth
LGA(s)Shire of Broome
State electorate(s)Kimberley
Federal Division(s)Durack
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
32.2 °C
90 °F
21.2 °C
70 °F
615.1 mm
24.2 in