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The CBD frae Museum of Tropical Queensland wi Castle Hill in the backgrund.
Townsville is located in Australia
Coordinates19°15′23″S 146°49′6″E / 19.25639°S 146.81833°E / -19.25639; 146.81833
Population265,170(2012)[1] (13t)
 • Density1,061/km2 (2,750/sq mi)
Aurie140.2 km2 (54.1 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
MayorJenny Hill
Location1,300 km (808 mi) frae Brisbane
LGA(s)City of Townsville
State electorate(s)Townsville, Thuringowa, Mundingburra & Burdekin
Federal Diveesion(s)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 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 nummer o govrenmental, commonty an major business admeenistrative offices for the northren hauf o the state.[4]

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  1. a b "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2009–10: Population Estimates by Local Government Areas, 2001 to 2010". Australian Bureau of Statistics.
  2. "Schedule 1: Regional overviews" (PDF). Queensland Government. Environmental Protection Agency: 13. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 10 August 2008. Retrieved 20 September 2009.
  3. Australie Bureau o Stateestics (25 October 2007). "Townsville (QLD) (Statistical District)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 Juin 2007.
  4. "Townsville". Queensland Government. Department of Environment and Resource Management. 3 Februar 2009. Archived frae the original on 1 September 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2009.

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