Map of Queensland

Map of Queensland
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Facts about Queensland State of Australia
DemonymQueenslander, Banana Bender (colloquial)
GovernmentConstitutional monarchy
Area1852642 sq km
Time zoneUTC+10 (AEST)
Web sitewww.qld.gov.au
Places to VisitParonella Park, Fraser Island, Australia Zoo, Portside Maryborough, Whale Watching - Hervey Bay, Guurrbi Tours, Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame, Qantas Founders Museum, Riverlife Adventure Centre, Moreton Island, Chinchilla Melon Festival, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Skyrail - Cairns, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Waltzing Matilda Centre, Agnes Water and the Town of 1770, Great Barrier Reef, Brekky Creek Hotel, Dreamworld, the Bundaberg Rum Bondstore

Referred to as Australia's Sunshine State, Queensland is a state located in the north-east part of the country. The state shares borders with the Northern Territory to the west, South Australia to the south-west, and New South Wales to the south. On the east, the state is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean. Covering a total area of 715,309 square miles, Queensland is the second-largest Australian state by area. As per the 2010 census, the estimated population of the state is 4,516,361; it is third-most populous state in Australia.

Brisbane is the capital of Queensland. It is the largest city in the state with an area of 2,279.9 square miles. The estimated population is 4,516,361.

The history of the state of Queensland goes back to over 40,000 years ago when the region was inhabited by indigenous Australians and Torres Strait Islanders. On June 6, 1859, the state was made a British colony. On January 1, 1901, Queensland was made a federal state. Women were given the right to vote in the year 1905.

The government of Queensland functions in the framework of a constitutional monarchy. The Governor is the highest authority in the state. Penelope Wensley is the current Governor of Queensland. The Governor appoints a Premier who exercises all the executive powers of the state. Anna Bligh is the current Premier.

The economy of the state is heavily dependent on tourism. Some of the major destinations that attract tourists worldwide include Brisbane, Port Douglas and the Daintree Rainforest, the Great Barrier Reef, Townsville, Daydream Island, Magnetic Island, Sunshine Coast, North Stradbroke Island and South Stradbroke Island, Hamilton Island, and Whitehaven Beach.

Major Cities
Mount Isa, Cairns, Townsville, Rockhampton, Bundaberg, Maryborough, Toowoomba, Ipswich, Brisbane, Gold Coast.

Places to Visit in Queensland
Torres StraitCloncurry
Jardine River National ParkWinton
G. GrenvilleLongton
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Far North Secition)Emerald
C. DirectionMt. Morgan
Weipa AurukunGreat Barrier Reef Marine Park (Capricorn Section)
Princess Charlotte BayGympie
Roxby National ParkTewantin
Lakefield National ParkGold Coast
Port DouglasCooper Creek Quilpie
MessmanSimpson Desert National Park
Bentinck. Magnetic L. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Central Section)Diamantania Lakes
Charters Town

Local Government Areas of Queensland
S.N.NameCouncil SeatRegionArea (sq km)Population (2016)
1City of BrisbaneBrisbaneSouth East Queensland1,367956,129
2Gold Coast CitySurfers ParadiseSouth East Queensland1,358455,419
3City of IpswichIpswichSouth East Queensland1,089142,525
4Lockyer Valley RegionGattonSouth East Queensland2,27331,138
5Logan CityLogan CentralSouth East Queensland913253,864
6Moreton Bay RegionStrathpineSouth East Queensland2,011337,846
7Redland CityClevelandSouth East Queensland537126,964
8Scenic Rim RegionBeaudesertSouth East Queensland4,25634,659
9Somerset RegionEskSouth East Queensland5,37919,291
10Sunshine Coast RegionNambourSouth East Queensland3,126290,026
11Shire of BananaBiloelaWide Bay-Burnett28,57715,773
12Bundaberg RegionBundabergWide Bay-Burnett6,45186,364
13Aboriginal Shire of CherbourgCherbourgWide Bay-Burnett321,250
14Fraser Coast RegionHervey BayWide Bay-Burnett7,12586,747
15Gympie RegionGympieWide Bay-Burnett6,89842,820
16North Burnett RegionGayndahWide Bay-Burnett19,70810,668
17South Burnett RegionKingaroyWide Bay-Burnett8,39929,734
18Goondiwindi RegionGoondiwindiDarling Downs19,29410,720
19Southern Downs RegionWarwickDarling Downs7,12032,610
20Toowoomba RegionToowoombaDarling Downs12,973151,283
21Western Downs RegionDalbyDarling Downs38,03930,018
22Central Highlands RegionEmeraldCentral Queensland59,88426,824
23Gladstone RegionGladstoneCentral Queensland10,48851,351
24Isaac RegionClermontCentral Queensland58,86220,443
25Mackay RegionMackayCentral Queensland7,621100,260
26Rockhampton RegionRockhamptonCentral Queensland18,361103,297
27Aboriginal Shire of WoorabindaWoorabindaCentral Queensland3911,035
28Shire of BurdekinAyrNorth Queensland5,05217,020
29Charters Towers RegionCharters TowersNorth Queensland68,38812,280
30Shire of HinchinbrookInghamNorth Queensland2,81112,260
31Aboriginal Shire of Palm IslandPalm IslandNorth Queensland711,984
32City of TownsvilleTownsvilleNorth Queensland3,733164,008
33Whitsunday RegionBowenNorth Queensland23,85630,719
34Shire of AurukunAurukunFar North Queensland7,3751,044
35Cairns RegionCairnsFar North Queensland4,128142,723
36Cassowary Coast RegionInnisfailFar North Queensland4,70130,843
37Shire of CookCooktownFar North Queensland106,1883,464
38HopevaleHopevaleFar North Queensland1,118914
39Aboriginal Shire of KowanyamaKowanyamaFar North Queensland2,5761,021
40Lockhart RiverLockhart RiverFar North Queensland3,545642
41Mapoon Aboriginal ShireMapoonFar North Queensland530214
42Napranum Aboriginal ShireNapranumFar North Queensland1,995813
43Northern Peninsula Area RegionBamagaFar North Queensland1,0302,175
44Aboriginal Shire of PormpuraawPormpuraawFar North Queensland4,433600
45Tablelands RegionMalandaFar North Queensland64,99942,145
46Shire of TorresThursday IslandFar North Queensland8863,233
47Torres Strait Island RegionThursday IslandFar North Queensland4894,434
48WeipaWeipaFar North Queensland112,830
49Wujal Wujal Aboriginal ShireWujal WujalFar North Queensland11379
50Aboriginal Shire of YarrabahYarrabahFar North Queensland1582,322
51Shire of BurkeBurketownNorth West40,126481
52Shire of CarpentariaNormantonNorth West64,3732,290
53Shire of CloncurryCloncurryNorth West48,1133,834
54Shire of CroydonCroydonNorth West29,578319
55Aboriginal Shire of DoomadgeeDoomadgeeNorth West1,8621,236
56Shire of EtheridgeGeorgetownNorth West39,332851
57Shire of FlindersHughendenNorth West41,5381,974
58Shire of McKinlayJulia CreekNorth West40,8801,013
59Shire of MorningtonGununaNorth West1,2321,044
60City of Mount IsaMount IsaNorth West43,34921,201
61Shire of RichmondRichmondNorth West26,6021,148
62Barcaldine RegionBarcaldineCentral West53,6773,503
63Shire of BarcooJundahCentral West62,001450
64Blackall-Tambo RegionBlackallCentral West30,4512,069
65Shire of BouliaBouliaCentral West61,102547
66Shire of DiamantinaBedourieCentral West94,823304
67Longreach RegionLongreachCentral West40,6384,664
68Shire of WintonWintonCentral West53,9351,544
69Shire of BalonneSt GeorgeSouth West31,1505,627
70Shire of BullooThargomindahSouth West73,807457
71Maranoa RegionRomaSouth West58,83012,648
72Shire of MurwehCharlevilleSouth West40,7425,026
73Shire of ParooCunnamullaSouth West47,7142,114
74Shire of QuilpieQuilpieSouth West67,6331,049

Last Updated on: February 22, 2020

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