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 Top UFO "Hot Spots" for Asia and Australia

 Rank, number of UFO reports and Close Encounters, Rates per 100,000 population and latest population estimates

 UFOCAT Database, created September 1, 2005

Rank

District

District Capital

State

UFO Reports

Rate of UFO reports per 100,000 pop.

Close Encounters

Rate of CE reports per 100,000 pop.

Population 1990

1

Tully

Tully

Queensland

24

879.8

13

476.5

2,728

2

Milne Bay

Banaira

Papua New Guinea

66

2200.0

4

133.3

3,000

3

Kempsey

Kempsey

New South Wales

14

154.9

6

66.4

9,037

4

Casino

Casino

New South Wales

6

61.6

6

61.6

9,743

5

Gisborne

Gisborne

New Zealand

56

127.4

19

43.2

43,971

6

New England

Armidale

New South Wales

14

74.0

10

52.8

18,922

7

Alice Springs

Alice Springs

Northern Territories

15

81.5

5

27.2

18,922

8

Marlborough

Blenheim

New Zealand

13

32.9

5

12.6

39,561

9

Southland

Invercargill

New Zealand

36

39.6

9

9.9

91,002

10

Cairns

Cairns

Queensland

21

43.2

4

8.2

48,557

11

Otago

Dunedin

New Zealand

70

38.6

17

9.4

181,539

12

Hawke's Bay

Napier

New Zealand

44

30.8

12

8.4

142,947

13

Waikato

Hamilton

New Zealand

103

28.8

31

8.7

357,726

14

Adelaide

Adelaide

South Australia

360

38.6

38

4.1

931,886

15

Taranaki

New Plymouth

New Zealand

23

22.4

5

4.9

102,858

16

Manawatu- Wanganui

Palmerston North

New Zealand

40

18.2

10

4.5

220,089

17

Canterbury

Christchurch

New Zealand

87

18.1

18

3.7

481,431

18

Bay of Plenty

Whakatane

New Zealand

37

15.5

7

2.9

239,412

19

Hobart

Hobart

Tasmania

16

9.5

6

3.6

168,359

20

Wellington

Wellington

New Zealand

49

11.6

8

1.9

423,765

21

Auckland

Auckland

New Zealand

104

9.0

27

2.3

1,158,891

22

Brisbane

Brisbane

Queensland

81

7.9

14

1.4

1,028,527

23

Pahang

Kuantan

Malaysia

29

3.8

18

2.3

770,644

24

Perth

Perth

Western Australia

48

5.9

12

1.5

809,035

25

Palau Pinang

Georgetown

Malaysia

27

3.0

18

2.0

911,586

26

Terengganu

Kuala Trengganu

Malaysia

14

2.6

10

1.8

542,280

27

Sydney

Sydney

New South Wales

171

5.3

25

0.8

3,204,696

28

Melbourne

Melbourne

Victoria

127

4.7

20

0.7

2,722,817

29

Selangor

Shah Alam

Malaysia

42

2.9

15

1.0

1,467,441

30

Perak

Ipoh

Malaysia

28

1.6

20

1.1

1,762,288

31

Okinawa

Naha

Japan

32

2.9

6

0.5

1,106,559

32

Kedah

Alor Setar

Malaysia

24

2.2

7

0.6

1,102,200

33

Federal Territory

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

19

2.0

5

0.5

937,875

34

Kelantan

Kota Baharu

Malaysia

6

0.7

5

0.6

877,575

35

Sarawak

Kuching

Malaysia

13

1.0

6

0.5

1,294,753

36

Manila

Manila

Philippines

17

0.3

5

0.1

5,925,884

37

Fujian

Fuzhou

China

7

0.0

4

0.0

25,931,106

 Rank is determined by averaging the rates for UFO reports and close encounters

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