Gold Coast, Queensland

Gold Coast ("Gowd Coast") is a coastal ceety o Australie locatit in Sooth East Queensland, 94km sooth o the state caipital Brisbane. Wi a population approximately 540,000 in 2010, it is the seicont maist populous ceety in the state, the saxt maist populous ceety in the kintra, an an' a' the maist populous nan-caipital ceety in Australie.

Gold Coast
Gold Coast is located in Australia
Gold Coast
Gold Coast
Coordinates28°01′0″S 153°24′0″E / 28.01667°S 153.40000°E / -28.01667; 153.40000Coordinates: 28°01′0″S 153°24′0″E / 28.01667°S 153.40000°E / -28.01667; 153.40000
Population507,642 (2010)[1] (6t)
 • Density972/km2 (2,520/sq mi)
Aurie414.3 km2 (160.0 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
MayorTom Tate
Location66 km (41 mi) SSE of Brisbane[2]
LGA(s)City of Gold Coast
State electorate(s)
Federal Diveesion(s)
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfaw
25.1 °C
77 °F
17.2 °C
63 °F
1,218.2 mm
48 in

Gold Coast is kent as a major tourist destination wi its sunny subtropical climate, surfin beaches, canal an waterway seestems, its heich-rise dominatit skyline, nightlife, and rainforest hinterland. Gold Coast is a candidate ceety for the 2018 Commonwealth Gemmes.

Sister ceeties


Accordin tae the Gold Coast Ceety Cooncil Wabsteid Archived 2008-08-02 at the Wayback Machine, Gold Coast is twinned wi:


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Gold Coast (Statistical Area Level 4)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 Februar 2016.
  2. "Great Circle Distance between GOLD COAST and BRISBANE". Geoscience Australia. Mairch 2004.