Port Hedland, Western Australia

port city in Pilbara region of Western Australia

Port Hedland is a city on the north coast of Western Australia. It has 13,000 people living there. It is the largest city in the Pilbara Region. It has a very large mineral port, because of one of the world's biggest iron deposits.

Port Hedland
Western Australia
Esplanade Hotel, Port Hedland, April 2023
Port Hedland is located in Western Australia
Port Hedland
Port Hedland
Coordinates20°18′36″S 118°36′04″E / 20.31000°S 118.60111°E / -20.31000; 118.60111
Population15,298 (2021 census)[1]
Established22 October 1896
Elevation6 m (20 ft)
Time zoneAWST (UTC+8)
  • 1,322 km (821 mi) from Perth
  • 612 km (380 mi) from Broome
LGA(s)Town of Port Hedland
State electorate(s)Pilbara
Federal division(s)Durack
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
33.3 °C
92 °F
19.5 °C
67 °F
318.9 mm
12.6 in

References change

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Port Hedland". 2021 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 April 2023.