Mackay, Queensland

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Mackay from air1.jpg
City of Mackay viewed from the air.
Mackay is located in Queensland
Coordinates21°08′28″S 149°11′10″E / 21.14111°S 149.18611°E / -21.14111; 149.18611Coordinates: 21°08′28″S 149°11′10″E / 21.14111°S 149.18611°E / -21.14111; 149.18611
Population85,455 (2015)[1]
 • Density410.45/km2 (1,063.1/sq mi)
Elevation11.0 m (36 ft)
Area208.2 km2 (80.4 sq mi)[2] (2011 urban)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
LGA(s)Mackay Region
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Dawson
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
27.1 °C
81 °F
17.8 °C
64 °F
1,606.9 mm
63.3 in
Localities around Mackay:
Mount Pleasant North Mackay Cremorne
West Mackay Mackay East Mackay
West Mackay South Mackay East Mackay

Mackay is a city in Queensland, Australia. It is about 970 kilometres (603 mi) north of Brisbane, on the Pioneer River.

References[change | change source]

  1. "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2014-15: Population Estimates by Significant Urban Area, 2005 to 2015". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian Bureau of Statistics. 30 March 2016. Retrieved 12 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Estimated resident population, 30 June 2015.
  2. "2011 Census Community Profiles: Mackay". ABS Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)