1,730,650 square kilometres (668,207 square miles).
3,566,400 people (the official estimate for 2000).
2.1 people per square kilometres.
Population of Brisbane
1,626,900 (the official estimate for 2000).
2 and a half times the size of Texas or 7 times the size of the
United Kingdom, Queensland, more than half of which lies above the
Tropic of Capricorn, is otherwise known as the Sunshine
Within its borders are the Great Barrier Reef,
several resort islands, kilometres of golden sandy beaches, vast
plains, national park forests, lush rainforests, forested mountains
and broad wilderness areas.
Greenwich Mean Time + 10.