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Townsville
Queensland
TownsvilleCBD.jpg
The CBD frae Museum of Tropical Queensland wi Castle Hill in the backgrund.
Townsville is locatit in Australia
Townsville
Townsville
Coordinates 19°15′23″S 146°49′6″E / 19.25639°S 146.81833°E / -19.25639; 146.81833
Population 265,170(2012)[1] (13t)
 • Density 1,061/km2 (2,750/sq mi)
Established 1865
Aurie 140.2 km2 (54.1 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
Mayor Jenny Hill
Location 1,300 km (808 mi) frae Brisbane
LGA(s) City of Townsville
Coonty Elphinstone
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 [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 nummer 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" (PDF). Queensland Government. Environmental Protection Agency: 13. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 9 April 2004. Retrieved 20 September 2009. [deid airtin]
  3. Australie Bureau o Stateestics (25 October 2007). "Townsville (QLD) (Statistical District)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 June 2007. 
  4. "Townsville". Queensland Government. Department of Environment and Resource Management. 3 February 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2009. [deid airtin]

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