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About Uluru National Park (Ayers Rock)



Ulu?u-Kata Tju?aNeitional Park is the location of a world-renowned sandstone monolith, which stands 348 metres in height and bears various inscriptions made by ancestral indigenous peoples, located in Northern Territory of Australia. It is located 1431 kilometres south of Darwin by road and 440 kilometres south-west of Alice Springs along the Stuart and Lasseter Highways.The park covers 1326 square kilometres and includes the features it is named after - Uluru / Ayers Rock and,  40 kilometres to its west, Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and is serviced by flights from most Australian capital cities. The location is listed with UNESCO World Heritage cites Uluru also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory, central Australia. It lies 335 km (208 mi) south west of the nearest large town, Alice Springs, 450 km (280 mi) by road. Kata Tjuta and Uluru are the two major features of the Ulu?u-Kata Tju?a National Park. Uluru is sacred to the Anangu, the Aboriginal people of the area. The area around the formation is home to a plethora of springs, waterholes, rock caves and ancient paintings. Uluru is listed as a World Heritage Site