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Gold Coast, Queensland

Gold Coast Queensland
View from Q1 looking north across Surfers Paradise, January 2006
Australian Place
NameGold Coast
Population591,473 (2010) (6th)
Density972 /km2 2517.5 /sq mi
Area414.3 km2 159.9 sq mi
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
State DistrictAlbert, Broadwater, Burleigh, Coomera, Currumbin, Gaven, Mermaid Beach, Mudgeeraba, Southport, Surfers Paradise
Federal DivisionFadden, Moncrieff, McPherson, Forde

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Gold Coast is a coastal city of Australia located in South East Queensland, 94km south of the state capital Brisbane. With a population approximately 540,000 in 2010, it is the second most populous city in the state, the sixth most populous city in the country, and also the most populous non-capital city in Australia.

Gold Coast is known as a major tourist destination with its sunny subtropical climate, surfing beaches, canal and waterway systems, its high-rise dominated skyline, nightlife, and rainforest hinterland. Gold Coast is a candidate city for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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