Queensland, Australia's sunshine state is located on the north-eastern section of the mainland continent. The city has numerous zoos, theme parks and attractions on offer that it will be hard for you to visit them all in the small vacation. The white beaches and azure water, lush green grasslands, dramatic waterfalls and lofty peaks, there is something for everyone. You will have a great family experience and memories that will last a lifetime.
The total area is 1,852,642 kms.
|Population||:||The total population estimated in 2007 was 4,182,100.|
|Currency||:||The National currency of Queensland is the Australian Dollar.|
|Geographic Coordination||:||23°0'S 143°0'E.|
Climate and Geography
Being an island nation, the country experiences a blend of climatic variations throughout. Being landlocked in the interiors, hot summers and low rainfalls are a major drawback. With warm temperate conditions along the coastal strip and rainfall in the northern part, Down Under makes a perfect vacation spot.
The city has an excellent network of the local transport. There are a large number of transport services located in various regions, towns and cities within Queensland. Buses and taxis are the most commonly used local transport. Taxis or cars on rent are also available to take you around the place.
Shopping and Entertainment
Abbey of the Roses is weekly market with numerous shops and stalls offering array of products including art and crafts, homemade cakes, unique handcrafted jewellery, dolls, pet accessories, leather work, hand knitted items, home decor, various fabrics, gifts, plants, honey, wood work, clothing, farm fresh fruit and vegetables and much more, so there is sure to be something for everyone. Fortitude Valley is another place to shop and is very famous amongst the locals.