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Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs is 7,982, with a population density of 5.41 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs is bounded by Angle Vale Road and Dalkeith Road in the north, Main North Road in the east, Curtis Road in the south, and Frisby Road in the west.

Name origin

Munno Para means ‘golden wattle creek' in the Kaurna Aboriginal language.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1850s, with land used mainly for farming. Significant development did not occur until the 1970s. The population increased from the mid 1990s, with rapid growth between 2006 and 2011 as large numbers of new dwellings were added to the area. Growth is expected to continue.

Land use

Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs is a rural and rapidly developing residential area. Rural land is used mainly for agriculture and horticulture.

Major features

Major features of the area include North Lakes Resort Golf Club, Munno Para Shopping Centre, Munno Para Linear Bike Track and two schools.

Included areas

This small area includes the localities of Munno Para, Munno Para Downs and Munno Para West, and a small part of the locality of Angle Vale.