Queensland is a state in northeastern , famous for natural wonders, such as the , and . With just short of 5 million inhabitants, most of them in , in or around the capital and the resort city, much of the state is uninhabited, or very sparsely populated.

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is the state capital of Queensland. The Greater region has a population of about 2.2 million people, making it the third-largest city in Australia. Photo: Marku1988, CC BY 2.5.

The is a coral formation, the largest in the world, located off the Pacific coast of Queensland, . Photo: 99of9, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a coastal city in the southeast corner of the state of Queensland in . Photo: phalinn, CC BY 2.0.

, the most populous region in Queensland, , includes the city of , the Sunshine Coast to Brisbane's north, and the to its south. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.


is an ambiguous geographical division of Queensland that centres on the eastern coast, around the Tropic of Capricorn. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, which is often known simply as FNQ, is the northernmost part of the Australian state of Queensland. Photo: chrisjrn, CC BY 2.0.

is the inner west desert expanse of Queensland. Photo: chrisfithall, CC BY 2.0.

The is a farming region on the western slopes of the in southern Queensland, . Photo: MagpieShooter, CC BY 3.0.


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