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Townsville
Queensland
TownsvilleCBD.jpg
The CBD frae Museum of Tropical Queensland wi Castle Hill in the backgrund.
Townsville is located in Australia
Townsville
Townsville
Population: 265,170(2012)[1] (13t)
Densitie: 1061/km² (2,748.0/sq mi)
Established: 1865
Coordinates: 19°15′23″S 146°49′6″E / 19.25639°S 146.81833°E / -19.25639; 146.81833
Aurie: 140.2 km² (54.1 sq mi)
Time zone: AEST (UTC+10)
Mayor: Jenny Hill
Location: 1300 km (808 mi) from Brisbane
LGA: City of Townsville
Coonty: Elphinstone
State electorate: Townsville, Thuringowa, Mundingburra & Burdekin
Federal Diveesion: Herbert
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfaw
28.9 °C
84 °F
19.8 °C
68 °F
1,149.9 mm
45.3 in

Townsville [tounz-vil] is a ceety on the north-eastren coast o Australie, in the state o Queensland. Adjacent tae the central section o the Great Barrier Reef, it is in the dry tropics region o Queensland.[2] Townsville is Australie's lairgest urban centre north o the Sunshine Coast, wi a 2006 census population o 143,328,[3] an a 2009–2010 estimatit population o 185,768.[1] Considered the unoffeecial caipital o North Queensland, Townsville hosts a significant number o govrenmental, commonty an major business admeenistrative offices for the northren hauf o the state.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2009–10: Population Estimates by Local Government Areas, 2001 to 2010". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 
  2. "Schedule 1: Regional overviews". Queensland Government (Environmental Protection Agency): 13. Retrieved 20 September 2009. [deid airtin]
  3. Template:Census 2006 AUS
  4. "Townsville". Queensland Government. Department of Environment and Resource Management. 3 February 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2009. [deid airtin]

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