The estimated population in Alice Springs as of 2012 census was 28,605 and the Post code of this region is 0870-0872. The land area of Alice Springs covers 148km2 which equals 57.1 sq miles.
Alice Springs experiences a desert climate with an annual average rainfall of just 285mm, in which the months from December to February receive the most precipitation. However, the average temperature hover around 30 deg Celsius throughout the year making it quite awkward for the people.
Alice Springs is surrounded by dry scrubby grassland and the place includes lovely hiking trails and swimming holes. Simpson Desert of Alice Springs is one of the country’s great wilderness areas which encompass the giant red sand dunes and rock formations.
Alice Springs has some beautiful tourist sites such as Alice Springs Reptile Centre, Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Larapinta Trail, Todd River etc.