Yawarawarka is located in the very north east corner of the state of South Australia, close to the Queensland border.
Yawarawarka lies north of the Yandruwandha language and east of the Ngamini language.

AIATSIS id : L.23


Janweraworga, Jauraworka, Jaurorka, Jarawurga, Jawarawarka, Jawarawonga, Jawaraworga, Jawaraworgad, Yalaurawarka, Yara-wuarka, Yarrawaurka, Yarrawoorka, Yarrawurka, Yarroworka, Yauarawaka, Yauorka, Yaurawak, Yaurawakka, Yauroka, Yaurorka, Yauroworka, Yawarawarga (used by SIL), Yawarawarka (used by AIATSIS), Yawarawarrka, Yerawaka, Yowerawarrika, Yowerawoolka (from yawara ‘word, language’ and waka ‘small’).

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approximate location of Yawarawarka

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The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the AIATSIS website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.