Kalinga is a residential district within Wooloowin. The area is predominantly flat, with a mix of small apartment blocks and houses, with some older style Queenslanders still extant. The area borders withKalinga Park. This area is notable for the original residence of Alfred Lutwyche, known as Kedron Lodge.

Between 1927 and 1962 an electric tram service operated by the Brisbane City Council served the suburb, branching off the Chermside line at Kedron Park Road.