Known as the Gulf Country, the North West region is located along the Gulf of Carpentaria coast. The region’s terrain is mostly arid or savannah country.
The major city in the region is Mount Isa with a population of approximately 25,000. Other population centres include Burketown, Cloncurry, Doomadgee, Kowanyama, Mornington Island and Normanton. (source: en.wikipedia.org)