Pilbara Overview

Pilbara Overview

The Pilbara subegion of the Western Australian Rangelands covers an area larger than 500,000 square kilometres and has about 4,665 kilometres of coastline. It is bordered by the Gascoyne subregion in the south, the Kimberley subregion in the North, the Indian Ocean to the west and the Desert Rangelands to the east.

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 48,610 people lived in the Pilbara in 2010.

History and Economy

Natural Environment

Carbon Farming


Pilbara Subregion