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the Federal State Queensland measures 1.727.200 km ² and has 3.456.300 inhabitants. Queensland is surface moderate after Western Australia the second largest state of Australia. Queensland is about five times as largely as Japan or Germany and 7 times as large as Great Britain.
With new South Wales is Queensland the Federal State with the largest portion of Aborigines.There live 26 per cent each of the entire Aborigine population of Australia (see also Indigene of peoples Australia Ozeaniens).
Queensland lies in the northeast of the Australian continent in the time belt Eastern standard Time. The capital is Brisbane with 1,5 millions Inhabitants. Further larger citiesin Queensland gold Coast /Tweed (380,270 Ew.) are, Townsville (145,099 Ew.), Cairns (111,916 Ew.), Toowoomba (approx. 100,000 Ew.) and Rockhampton (64,437 Ew.).
places were found from more than 15,000 years ago in Queensland, some are even already 30,000 yearsold. The Europeans discovered Queensland for the first time into the 1600er years. They came over the gulf of Carpentaria (in the north Queenslands). Belonged until 1851 to new South Wales and only to 1859 of Queen Victoria completely as own colony was established.The first elections took place 1860. Of the 3. September 1824 up to 10. December 1859 was the British colony Queensland part of new South Wales.
To 26. June 1879 became the Torres Strait Iceland and Barrier Reef/Whitsunday Icelandto Queensland assigned.
Queensland became at the 1. January 1901 a Federal State of Australia (“Australian Commonwealth”).
The Federal State Queensland has 3.946.100 inhabitants (conditions 2004). The capital is Brisbane (1824-1825 Redcliff).
Zuckerrohr, mining industry (coal occurrence), tourism (Great Barrier Reef),Cattle and sheep breed in the interior,…
Queensland the Inselgruppe
„of the Torres Strait Iceland belongs to regions [work on] “. These lie between Australia and Papua new Guinea, north of Cape York. In the year 2000 livedthere approx. 6,700 inhabitants.
Torres Strait Iceland became to 26. June 1879 part of the Federal State Queensland. To 01. July 1991 was created „the Torres Strait Iceland regionally Authority (TSRA) “. The Torres Strait Iceland received to 29. May 1992 their politicalAutonomy.
The chairmen of the district government („Chairmen OF the Torres Strait Iceland regionally Authority TSRA “) are:
- Getano Lui, Jr., 1. July 1994 - March 1997
- John Abednego, March 1997 - 19. April 2000
- Terry Waia, 19. April 2000 - May 2004
- , Since May 2004 [work on]
the Barrier Reef/Whitsunday
Iceland east the cities Airlie Beach and Shute Harbour are appropriate for John Toshie Kris in Queensland in the Pacific between the coast Queenslands and the Great Barrier Reef.
ThoseBarrier Reef/Whitsundays islands consist of altogether 74 subtropical islands; the larger are: Whitsunday Iceland, Haymann Iceland, Hook Iceland, Haselwood Iceland, Hamilton Iceland (with an airport), Dent Iceland, Long Iceland, lime tree man Iceland, Shaw Iceland and Sir James Smith Group. Only eightthe islands are inhabited. The islands Long Iceland and Brampton Iceland are national park.
With that 26. June 1879 they were assigned politically to Queensland.
in Queensland prevails a subtropical, warm, sunny climate with mild winters. Further northbecomes slowly tropical the climate. From January to April here the tropical summer begins with rains and storms.
The average temperatures amount to in the summer between 21 °C and 29 °C, in the winter between 10 °C and 26 °C, the water temperaturesin the summer 29 °C, in the winter 19 °C. In the region of the tropical north from Queensland is in the summer with temperatures from 24 to 31 °C add, in the winter with 10 to 16 °C.
- bond University (BOND), gold Coast: http://www.bond.edu.au/
- cent ral Queensland University (CQU), Brisbane et.al.: http://www.cqu.edu.au/
- Griffith University (GRIFFITH), gold Coast Campus: http://www.gu.edu.au/
- James Cook University (JCU), Townsville: http://www.jcu.edu.au/
- Queensland University OF Technology (QUT), Brisbane: http://www.qut.edu.au/
- University OF Queensland (QUEENSLAND), Brisbane: http://www.uq.edu.au/
- University OF Southern Queensland (USQ), Toowoomba: http://www.usq.edu.au/
- University OF the Sunshine Coast (USC), Sippy Downs: http://www.usc.edu.au/
- Australian Catholic University (ACU), Brisbane et.al. : http://www.acu.edu.au/
Federal States: New South Wales |
South Australia |
Territories: Australian Capital Territory | Northern Territory
External areas: Ashmore and Cartier islands | Australian Antarctic territory | Heard and McDonald islands | Kokosinseln | Korallenmeerinseln | Norfolkinsel | Macquarieinsel | Weihnachtsinsel