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Queensland General Info
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Area

1,730,650 square kilometres (668,207 square miles).

Population

3,566,400 people (the official estimate for 2000).

Population Density

2.1 people per square kilometres.

Capital

Brisbane.

Population of Brisbane

1,626,900 (the official estimate for 2000).

Geography

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 State.

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.

Time Zone

Greenwich Mean Time + 10.
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