​​​Facts and figures​ ​With an area of 423 517 square kilometres (263 161 miles), the Kimberley is three times the size of England and rich in resources such as diamonds, iron ore, nickel and gold. Higher education: University of Notre Dame, Broome; North Regional TAFE Median house price in Broome: $472 000 (June 2016) Other main towns: Derby, Kununurra, Wyndham Climate: distinct wet and dry seasons with some of the highest rainfalls in Australia experienced during the wet With its unique and dramatic landscape, it comprises outback desert, impressive deep, rocky gorges, limestone caves, sandstone cliffs, grassy plateaus and thundering waterfalls, and an abundance of wildlife. It is also home to the magnificent Lake Argyle, the largest freshwater lake in mainland Australia.

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