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South Australia
Population 171 (shared with Sleaford and Uley) (2011 census)
Established 2003
Postcode(s) 5607
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
  • 259 km (161 mi) W of Adelaide city centre
  • 10 km (6 mi) W of Port Lincoln
LGA(s) District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula
State electorate(s) Flinders
Federal Division(s) Grey
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
21.2 °C
70 °F
11.3 °C
52 °F
383.2 mm
15.1 in
Suburbs around Tulka:
Uley Duck Ponds Port Lincoln
Uley Tulka Port Lincoln (water body)
Sleaford Sleaford Port Lincoln (water body)
Footnotes Location

Tulka is a locality in South Australia located on the southern tip of Eyre Peninsula overlooking the western end of the body of water known as Port Lincoln and which is located 259 kilometres (161 mi)* west of the Adelaide city centre and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)* west of the city of Port Lincoln. The boundaries of the locality were created on October 2003 for the “long established name.” The boundary with the locality of Sleaford was altered in both 2006 and 2011. Land use within Tulka includes both agriculture and conservation with the latter being represented by the Lincoln Conservation Park. Land use is subject to statutory control in order to manage the aquifer system existing within Tulka and adjoining localities. Tulka is located within the federal Division of Grey, the state electoral district of Flinders and the local government area of the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula.

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