|Elevation||47 m (154 ft)|
|Location||2 km (1 mi) north-east of Newman|
|LGA(s)||Shire of East Pilbara|
The community is accessed via a sealed road from the Great Northern Highway, approximately 2 km north-east of Newman. The estimated population of Parnpajinya is 40 people. The residents generally identify themselves as being either Martu or Niabali people. The population fluctuates considerably due to its location proximate to Newman.
Parnpajinya Layout Plan No.1 has been prepared in accordance with State Planning Policy 3.2 Aboriginal Settlements, and was endorsed by the community on 8 August 2002 and the WAPC on 25 January 2006. The Layout Plan map-set and background report can be viewed at http://www.planning.wa.gov.au/communitylayoutplans/2920.asp